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Bug 472576 - (CVE-2008-5187) CVE-2008-5187 imilb2: pointer arithmetic flaw in XPM loader
CVE-2008-5187 imilb2: pointer arithmetic flaw in XPM loader
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Depends On: 472577 472578 472579
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Reported: 2008-11-21 15:55 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2009-06-08 05:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-26 03:06:15 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-11-21 15:55:58 EST
The load function in the XPM loader for imlib2 1.4.2, and possibly other
versions, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and
possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file that triggers a
"pointer arithmetic error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2008-2426.

NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are
obtained solely from third party information.

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/20/5
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505714#15
http://secunia.com/advisories/32796
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-11-23 06:12:18 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc10
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-11-23 06:13:03 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc9
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-11-23 06:17:27 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc8
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-11-26 01:16:45 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-11-26 01:17:08 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-11-26 01:21:43 EST
imlib2-1.4.2-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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