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Debian: New imlib2 packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Stefan Cornelius discovered two buffer overflows in Imlib's - a powerful image loading and rendering library - image loaders for PNM and XPM images, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1594-1                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
June 11, 2008               
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Package        : imlib2
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-2426

Stefan Cornelius discovered two buffer overflows in Imlib's - a powerful
image loading and rendering library - image loaders for PNM and XPM
images, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.0-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your imlib2 package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:   617750 7f389463afdb09310fa61e5036714bb3
    Size/MD5 checksum:    12944 dfaa8fc191ba424ddca3d30f22e937f2
    Size/MD5 checksum:      775 f4c69d4c2f3fb211dcc11efb3b21af41

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   240252 84ccb092527c92ab89d9ed512e245916
    Size/MD5 checksum:   437534 3e50828b24c37499731fab5381746431

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   212080 d5315c907b16282b8de22b9ea95d524f
    Size/MD5 checksum:   360298 eb9bf8871df21b7fd2b6eb85001a2bab

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   205102 56d84273f0c03b98af72a8dcb5a3f1b0
    Size/MD5 checksum:   333920 9d3d50186a2cafae99ff83dc530b6a04

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   227236 abbac82e10c70a8ee9487474fd5fd9a8
    Size/MD5 checksum:   387436 d65cd087d8f8ef55409ce90bd7daa629

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   335480 a5d1e1785b4672b0a82f74faa3e5c540
    Size/MD5 checksum:   205822 ea69ea39af2b9d8eff8aa21ec7dc651d

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   462716 d704daabf34495a424679cfaea41d07c
    Size/MD5 checksum:   295084 2163e519dd163c538c336bae02cd13b1

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   207264 1e07b5e265a8a1b0f566da66a6ea835d
    Size/MD5 checksum:   370422 c9228c0b2473b4b1a0c1ac71e83c6038

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   207918 60613fdbc42253238604de9c6014cdae
    Size/MD5 checksum:   369270 fb2a112b3d3aef2435e35b929a9409d6

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   359884 f80a6cf789bbd0dd9e343d14fbcd5681
    Size/MD5 checksum:   218898 e31109e44238606a23a503f7b4ce2c00

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   216166 bbea7d856ebdd4f5efb5d7c5f7f15eda
    Size/MD5 checksum:   368896 8188adbdd41762f0e7fe03389d0e96de

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   336322 0732b1dbb4be6df3008c288b79b27349
    Size/MD5 checksum:   197812 cb45e7b014b0cb66f816af3add1947a1

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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