USN-595-1: SDL_image vulnerabilities

26 March 2008

sdl-image1.2 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 7.10
  • Ubuntu 7.04
  • Ubuntu 6.10
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

  • sdl-image1.2

Details

Michael Skladnikiewicz discovered that SDL_image did not correctly load GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted GIF, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6697)

David Raulo discovered that SDL_image did not correctly load ILBM images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted ILBM, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-0544)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 7.10
libsdl-image1.2 - 1.2.5-3ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 7.04
libsdl-image1.2 - 1.2.5-2ubuntu0.7.04.1
Ubuntu 6.10
libsdl-image1.2 - 1.2.5-2ubuntu0.6.10.1
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
libsdl-image1.2 - 1.2.4-1ubuntu0.1

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

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

References