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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 694-1 (xloadimage)
The remote host is missing an update to xloadimage
announced via advisory DSA 694-1.

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in xloadimage, an image
viewer for X11. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following problems:


Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team has reported
a flaw in the handling of compressed images, where shell
meta-characters are not adequately escaped.


Insufficient validation of image properties in have been
discovered which could potentially result in buffer management

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-10woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1-14.2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xloadimage package.


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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0638
BugTraq ID: 12712
Debian Security Information: DSA-695 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0639
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc.

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