GLSA-200411-28 : X.Org, XFree86: libXpm vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-28
(X.Org, XFree86: libXpm vulnerabilities)

Several issues were discovered in libXpm, including integer
overflows, out-of-bounds memory accesses, insecure path traversal and
an endless loop.

Impact :

An attacker could craft a malicious pixmap file and entice a user
to use it with an application linked against libXpm. This could lead to
Denial of Service or arbitrary code execution.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-28.xml

Solution :

All X.Org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-x11-6.7.0-r3'
All XFree86 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xfree-x11-4.3.0-r8'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15776 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-28.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0914