SuSE 10 Security Update : imlib2 (ZYPP Patch Number 5572)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes two security problems in imlib2.

Specially crafted xpm files could trigger a stack based buffer
overflow in imlib2 which could potentially be exploited to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-2426)

A crash in PNM handling due to a NULL pointer dereference was fixed.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2426.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5572.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34194 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2426

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