ESB-2018.2491 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] Pango: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-08-23

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                               ESB-2018.2491
                            Pango vulnerability
                              23 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Pango
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-15120  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3750-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running Pango check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3750-1
August 22, 2018

pango1.0 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Pango could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- - pango1.0: Layout and rendering of internationalized text - gir
bindings

Details:

Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  gir1.2-pango-1.0                1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
  libpango-1.0-0                  1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1
  libpango1.0-0                   1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3750-1
  CVE-2018-15120

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pango1.0/1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1

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