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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
23 January 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-17789 CVE-2017-17788 CVE-2017-17787
CVE-2017-17786 CVE-2017-17785 CVE-2017-17784
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3539-1
22nd January, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in GIMP.
gimp - The GNU Image Manipulation Program
It was discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled certain images. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could possibly use
this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786,
CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-17784, CVE-2017-17785, CVE-2017-17786, CVE-2017-17787, CVE-2017-17788, CVE-2017-17789
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