USN-53-1: imlib vulnerabilities

29 December 2004

imlib+png2 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 4.10

Software Description

Details

Pavel Kankovsky discovered several buffer overflows in imlib. If an attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious image, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user opening the image.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 4.10
imlib1

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

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