Ubuntu 4.10 : imlib+png2 vulnerabilities (USN-53-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 20671
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionPavel 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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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.