DescriptionMultiple 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs483816

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imlib2 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.4.5-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.4.6-2+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch1.4.8-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
imlibsource(unstable)(not affected)


- imlib <not-affected> (Partly not present / partly fixed)

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