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CVE-2008-5187 Detail

Description

The 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/20/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/21/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of imlib as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505714#15
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-23.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1672
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:019
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/20/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32371
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-683-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3212
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00856.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00858.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:enlightenment:imlib2:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5187
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011