openSUSE Security Update : imlib2 (imlib2-178)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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 :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=394703

Solution :

Update the affected imlib2 packages.

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: 39988 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2426

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