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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2426

Original release date: 06/02/2008
Last revised: 09/06/2011


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: BID
Name: 29417
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:123
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4842
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:018
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-697-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1594
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080529 Secunia Research: imlib2 PNM and XPM Buffer Overflow
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1700
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: imlib2-pnm-xpm-bo(42732)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-03
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020146
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4950
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4871

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