USN-114-1: kimgio vulnerability
Posted on: 05/03/2005 02:20 PM

A kimgio security update has been released for Ubuntu 5.04

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-114-1 May 03, 2005
kdelibs vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

Bruno Rohee discovered a buffer overflow in the PCX decoder of kimgio. If an attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious PCX image with a KDE application, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the image.

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 359873 e047143bce6bc7c4d513ef39f4d9032d
Size/MD5: 1334 84191cecdc42f082bb47bf9e0381360e
Size/MD5: 20024253 471740de13cfed37d35eb180fc1b9b38

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 1300478 e9cbaccebc510a3ab29de999a83ed709
Size/MD5: 838688 1e6e6725942aeb513c9b441d5c41cb07
Size/MD5: 8395642 d44b82cf611cfbd160593bc05762c622

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 19822 32b8820b1483ce73ba15ffa9d0330487
Size/MD5: 8012690 88e4dbac643daaf7235598d8b94a7728
Size/MD5: 12072382 58c8c8767295c9ef9b11f2889530c840

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 8968464 7674d54d68aea22b36319bf1c6051985
Size/MD5: 920772 97a404d13d87a8cc93d0562ff60d1fb2
Size/MD5: 1303100 8f11bcf3fb6748dc8231b55e055d481d

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 1303876 0083b3b318bce500c7bf47a2fa06ba67
Size/MD5: 8367604 80b397e0202fda0ac246797e0ad093e3
Size/MD5: 903598 9cc850b736e63ee742dd45edc0b56797

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