A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icoutils could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.
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Jerzy Kramarz discovered that icoutils incorrectly handled memory when
processing certain files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause icoutils to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.