Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2185-1 eog -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Apr 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6855.
- More information:
It was discovered that eog (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 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.14.1-1+deb8u1.
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