Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : sdl-image1.2 vulnerabilities (USN-595-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libsdl-image1.2 and / or libsdl-image1.2-dev
packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31703 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6697
CVE-2008-0544

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