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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-10164: libXpm: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-10164: libXpm: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Multiple integer overflows in libXpm before 3.5.12, when a program requests parsing XPM extensions on a 64-bit platform, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or execute arbitrary code via (1) the number of extensions or (2) their concatenated length in a crafted XPM file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-libs-libxpm

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