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USN-683-1: Imlib2 vulnerability

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USN-683-1: Imlib2 vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/20/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The load function in the XPM loader for imlib2 1.4.2, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file that triggers a "pointer arithmetic error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2426.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libimlib2

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