LibRaw could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- libraw: raw image decoder library
It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted photo
file, a remote attacker could cause applications linked against LibRaw to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.