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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Imlib Vendors:   imlib
Imlib Integer Overflow in Processing Image Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035573
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035573
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4024   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Imlib. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image file file that, when loaded by the target application using imlib, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

Yuriy M. Kaminskiy reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://git.enlightenment.org/legacy/imlib2.git/commit/?id=7eba2e4c8ac0e20838947f10f29d0efe1add8227

Vendor URL:  docs.enlightenment.org/api/imlib2/html/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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