FreeBSD : imlib2 -- XPM processing buffer overflow vulnerability (910486d5-ba4d-11dd-8f23-0019666436c2)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been discovered in imlib2, which can be exploited
by malicious people to potentially compromise an application using the
library.

The vulnerability is caused due to a pointer arithmetic error within
the 'load()' function provided by the XPM loader. This can be
exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially
crafted XPM file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://secunia.com/Advisories/32796/
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505714#15
http://bugzilla.enlightenment.org/show_bug.cgi?id=547
http://www.nessus.org/u?7e5e8b6f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34951 (freebsd_pkg_910486d5ba4d11dd8f230019666436c2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32371

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5187

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