USN-595-1: SDL_image vulnerabilities

26 March 2008

SDL_image vulnerabilities

Releases

Packages

  • sdl-image1.2 -

Details

Michael Skladnikiewicz discovered that SDL_image did not correctly load
GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
a specially crafted GIF, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code
or cause a crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6697)

David Raulo discovered that SDL_image did not correctly load ILBM images.
If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially
crafted ILBM, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause
a crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-0544)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 7.10
Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 6.06

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.