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Security update for imlib2-loaders


(Last modified: 10NOV2006)

solutions Security update for imlib2-loaders SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (39f57365525ea784c439119ad640e123)

Applies to

Package: imlib2-loaders
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20061110
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

Various security problems have been fixed in the imlib2 image loaders:
  • CVE-2006-4809: A stack buffer overflow in loader_pnm.c could be used by attackers to execute code by supplying a handcrafted PNM image.
  • CVE-2006-4808: A heap buffer overflow in loader_tga.c could potentially be used by attackers to execute code by supplying a handcrafted TGA image.
  • CVE-2006-4807: A out of bounds memory read in loader_tga.c could be used to crash the imlib2 using application with a handcrafted TGA image.
  • CVE-2006-4806: Various integer overflows in width*height calculations could lead to heap overflows which could potentially be used to execute code. Affected here are the ARGB, PNG, LBM, JPEG and TIFF loaders.
Additionally loading of TIFF images on 64bit systems now works.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh imlib2-loaders.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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