Ubuntu Security Notice USN-772-1 May 07, 2009========================================================== mpfr vulnerability CVE-2009-0757 ========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
It was discovered that MPFR improperly handled string lengths in its print routines. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing specially crafted data with applications linked against MPFR, an attacker could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.