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Ubuntu: 2149-2: GTK+ update Print E-mail
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Ubuntu This update provides a compatibility fix for GTK+.
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2149-2
March 17, 2014

gtk+3.0 update
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

This update provides a compatibility fix for GTK+.

Software Description:
- gtk+3.0: GTK+ graphical user interface library

Details:

USN-2149-1 fixed a vulnerability in librsvg. This update provides a
compatibility fix for GTK+ to work with the librsvg security update.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that librsvg would load XML external entities by default.
 If a user were tricked into viewing a specially crafted SVG file, an
 attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  libgtk-3-0                      3.6.0-0ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libgtk-3-0                      3.4.2-0ubuntu0.7

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2149-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2149-1
  CVE-2013-1881

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gtk+3.0/3.6.0-0ubuntu3.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gtk+3.0/3.4.2-0ubuntu0.7



 
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