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SUSE-SA:2004:034: XFree86-libs, xshared Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the XFree86-libs, xshared package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2004:034 (XFree86-libs, xshared).


Chris Evans reported three vulnerabilities in libXpm which can
be exploited remotely by providing malformed XPM image files.
The function xpmParseColors() is vulnerable to an integer overflow
and a stack-based buffer overflow. The functions ParseAndPutPixels()
as well as ParsePixels() is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow
too.
Additionally Matthieu Herrb found two one-byte buffer overflows.



Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/2004_34_xfree86_libs_xshared.html
Threat Level: High

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