Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xloadimage (MDKSA-2001:073-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A buffer overflow exists in xli due to missing boundary checks. This
could be triggered by an external attacker to execute commands on the
victim's machine. An exploit is publically available. xli is an image
viewer that is used by Netscape's plugger to display TIFF, PNG, and
Sun-Raster images.

Update :

The xloadimage package uses the same code as xli and is likewise
vulnerable. An update is provided for xloadimage which was only
provided with Linux-Mandrake 7.2.

Solution :

Update the affected xli and / or xloadimage packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13888 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-073.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0775

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