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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      Last Modified:  11/20/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5187
Original release date:
11/20/2008
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505714#15 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505714#15
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:002
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-23.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200812-23
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1672 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1672
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:019 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:019
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/20/5 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20081120 CVE Request: imlib2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32371 External Source BID 32371
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-683-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-683-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3212 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3212
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00856.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-10287
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00858.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-10296

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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