libXpm XPM image multiple buffer overflows

libxpm-multiple-stack-bo (17414) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

libXpm is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in the xpmParseColors, ParseAndPutPixels, and ParsePixels functions. By creating a specially-crafted XPM file, a remote attacker could cause the program to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of libXpm (6.8.1 or later), available from the X.org Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 4.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • HP HP-UX B.11.00
  • HP HP-UX B.11.11
  • HP HP-UX B.11.23
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux LE2005
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AW
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • RedHat Network Satellite Server 4.2
  • Sun JDS 2003
  • Sun JDS Release 2
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • X.Org libXpm prior to 6.8.1

Reported:

Sep 16, 2004

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