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[DSA548] DSA-548-2 imlib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Marcus Meissner discovered a heap overflow error in imlib, an imaging
library for X and X11, that could be abused by a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the victim's machine. The updated packages we have
provided in DSA 548-1 did not seem to be sufficient, which should be
fixed by this update.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.14-17 of imlib and in version 1.9.14-16.2 of imlib+png2.
We recommend that you upgrade your imlib1 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-548
Threat Level: High
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