Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : imlib (MDKSA-2005:007)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 16158
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPavel Kankovsky discovered several heap overflow flaw in the imlib image handler. An attacker could create a carefully crafted image file in such a way that it could cause an application linked with imlib to execute arbitrary code when the file was opened by a user (CVE-2004-1025).
As well, Pavel also discovered several integer overflows in imlib.
These could allow an attacker, creating a carefully crafted image file, to cause an application linked with imlib to execute arbitrary code or crash (CVE-2004-1026).
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.