Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : imlib2 (MDVSA-2009:019)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37585


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


A vulnerability have been discovered in the load function of the XPM loader for imlib2, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file (CVE-2008-5187).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37585

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-019.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:imlib2-data, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1-filters, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64imlib2_1-loaders, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1-filters, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libimlib2_1-loaders, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5187

BID: 32371

MDVSA: 2009:019

CWE: 119