CVE-2008-5187

NameCVE-2008-5187
DescriptionThe load function in the XPM loader for imlib2 1.4.2, and possibly other versions, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file that triggers a "pointer arithmetic error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2426.
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ReferencesDSA-1672-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs505714

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imlib2 (PTS)stretch1.4.8-1fixed
buster1.5.1-1fixed
bullseye1.7.1-2fixed
bookworm, sid1.7.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
imlib2sourceetch1.3.0.0debian1-4+etch2DSA-1672-1
imlib2source(unstable)1.4.0-1.2505714

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