[USN-3661-1] Batik vulnerability

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[USN-3661-1] Batik vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3661-1
May 29, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Batik could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted XML.

Software Description:
- batik: SVG Library

Details:

It was discovered that Batik incorrectly handled certain XML.
An attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libbatik-java                   1.7.ubuntu-8ubuntu2.14.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3661-1
  CVE-2018-8013

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/batik/1.7.ubuntu-8ubuntu2.14.04.3
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