Ubuntu 4.10 : imlib+png2 vulnerabilities (USN-53-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 20671


The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


Pavel Kankovsky discovered several buffer overflows in imlib. If an attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious image, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user opening the image.

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Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 20671

File Name: ubuntu_USN-53-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/01/15

Modified: 2016/05/25

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gdk-imlib1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gdk-imlib1-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imlib-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imlib-progs, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imlib1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:imlib1-dev, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:4.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/29

Reference Information

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

USN: 53-1