Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : imlib (MDKSA-2005:007)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 16158


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


Pavel 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.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 16158

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/01/13

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imlib, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imlib-cfgeditor, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1-filters, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1-loaders, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1-filters, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1-loaders, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1025, CVE-2004-1026

MDKSA: 2005:007