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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2426

Original release date: 06/02/2008
Last revised: 09/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Imlib 2 (aka imlib2) 1.4.0 allow user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a PNM image with a crafted header, related to the load function in src/modules/loaders/loader_pnm.c; or (2) a crafted XPM image, related to the load function in src/modules/loader_xpm.c.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1700
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020146
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4842
External Source: BID
Name: 29417
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4950
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-03
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30401
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31982
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30572
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4871
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080529 Secunia Research: imlib2 PNM and XPM Buffer Overflow
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1594
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-25/advisory/
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:123
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30727
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:018
External Source: XF
Name: imlib2-pnm-xpm-bo(42732)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30485
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-697-1

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