SuSE 10 Security Update : imlib2 (ZYPP Patch Number 5572)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34194


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5572.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34194

File Name: suse_imlib2-5572.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/12

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2426

CWE: 119