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[DSA552] DSA-552-1 imlib2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-552-1 imlib2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Marcus Meissner discovered a heap overflow error in imlib2, an imaging
library for X and X11 and the successor of imlib, that may be utilised
by a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the victims machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.5-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.0-12.4.
We recommend that you upgrade your imlib2 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-552
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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