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Ubuntu: New librsvg packages fix security vulnerabilities

Sauli Pahlman discovered that librsvg did not correctly handle malformed filter names. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted SVG image, a remote attacker could gain user privileges. Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1206-1
September 13, 2011

librsvg vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

SVG image rendering library has had flaws fixed.

Software Description:
- librsvg: Rendering library for SVG files

Details:

Sauli Pahlman discovered that librsvg did not correctly handle malformed
filter names. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially crafted SVG image, a remote attacker could gain user privileges.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.04:
 librsvg2-2                      2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
 librsvg2-bin                    2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
 librsvg2-common                 2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
 librsvg2-dev                    2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 10.10:
 librsvg2-2                      2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-bin                    2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-common                 2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-dev                    2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
 librsvg2-2                      2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-bin                    2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-common                 2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
 librsvg2-dev                    2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1206-1
 CVE-2011-3146

Package Information:
 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/librsvg/2.32.1-0ubuntu3.1
 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/librsvg/2.32.0-0ubuntu1.1
 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/librsvg/2.26.3-0ubuntu1.1
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