Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4971-2

Ubuntu Security Notice 4971-2 – USN-4971-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libwebp. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. It was discovered that libwebp incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause libwebp to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

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