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Ubuntu: USN-3185-1 (CVE-2016-10164): libXpm vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3185-1 (CVE-2016-10164): libXpm vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxpm4

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