Ubuntu 4.10 : imlib+png2 vulnerabilities (USN-53-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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.

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 packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20671 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1025

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