Debian Security Advisory
DLA-605-1 eog -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6855.
- More information:
It was discovered that Eye of GNOME incorrectly handled certain invalid UTF-8 strings. If a user were tricked into opening a specially-crafted image, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Eye of GNOME to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-1+build1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your eog packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS