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CESA-2004:537: openmotif security update

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CESA-2004:537: openmotif security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/10/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated openmotif packages that fix flaws in the Xpm image library are now available.

OpenMotif provides libraries which implement the Motif industry standard graphical user interface. During a source code audit, Chris Evans and others discovered several stack overflow flaws and an integer overflow flaw in the libXpm library used to decode XPM (X PixMap) images. A vulnerable version of this library was found within OpenMotif. An attacker could create a carefully crafted XPM file which would cause an application to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CAN-2004-0687, CAN-2004-0688, and CAN-2004-0914 to these issues. Users of OpenMotif are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain backported security patches to the embedded libXpm library.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-openmotif
  • centos-upgrade-openmotif-devel
  • centos-upgrade-openmotif21

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