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Security update for imlib

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(Last modified: 25NOV2004)


solutions Security update for imlib SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (57d21fe8fa3815304347fcc43c6152ca)

Applies to

Package: imlib
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Release: 20041125
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All users should install this upgrade.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This upgrade fixes several integer overflow in the image loaders contained in
imlib, which could lead to a remote attacker gaining local access by (for
instance) handcrafted XPM files.

Solution

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 imlib.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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