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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2426

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Imlib 2 (aka imlib2) 1.4.0 allow user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a PNM image with a crafted header, related to the load function in src/modules/loaders/loader_pnm.c; or (2) a crafted XPM image, related to the load function in src/modules/loader_xpm.c.
Publish Date : 2008-06-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2426 unix
DSA-1594 imlib2 -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8109 unix
DSA-1594-1 imlib2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18732 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2426

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Carsten Haitzler Imlib2 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Carsten Haitzler Imlib2 1

- References For CVE-2008-2426
XF imlib2-pnm-xpm-bo(42732)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1700
BID 29417 'imlib2' Library Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-30
BUGTRAQ 20080529 Secunia Research: imlib2 PNM and XPM Buffer Overflow
GENTOO GLSA-200806-03
SECTRACK 1020146
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:018

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2426

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