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MDKSA-2005:007: imlib

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the imlib package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:007 (imlib).



Pavel Kankovsky discovered several heap overflow flaw in the imlib image
handler. A possible hacker could create a carefully crafted image file in such a way
that it could cause an application linked with imlib to execute arbitrary code
when the file was opened by a user (CVE-2004-1025).

As well, Pavel also discovered several integer overflows in imlib. These could
permit a possible hacker, creating a carefully crafted image file, to cause an
application linked with imlib to execute arbitrary code or crash
(CVE-2004-1026).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:007
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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