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USN53-1 : imlib+png2 vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
imlib+png2 vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- gdk-imlib1
- gdk-imlib1-dev
- imlib-base
- imlib-progs
- imlib1
- imlib1-dev

Description :

Pavel Kankovsky discovered several buffer overflows in imlib. If an
attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious image, he could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user
opening the image.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- gdk-imlib1-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- gdk-imlib1-dev-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- imlib-base-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- imlib-progs-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- imlib1-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- imlib1-dev-1.9.14-16ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)

Threat Level: High

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