Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : imlib2 (MDVSA-2009:019)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability have been discovered in the load function of the XPM
loader for imlib2, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file
(CVE-2008-5187).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37585 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-019.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32371

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5187

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