USN-193-1: dia vulnerability

4 October 2005

dia vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 5.04

Software Description

Details

Joxean Koret discovered that the SVG import plugin did not properly sanitise data read from an SVG file. By tricking an user into opening a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 5.04
dia-common

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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