USN-114-1: kimgio vulnerability

3 May 2005

kdelibs vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 5.04

Software Description

Details

Bruno Rohee discovered a buffer overflow in the PCX decoder of kimgio. If an attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious PCX image with a KDE application, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the image.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.04
kdelibs

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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