Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3555-1 imlib2 -- security update

Date Reported:
23 Apr 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 639414, Bug 785369, Bug 819818, Bug 820206, Bug 821732.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-5326, CVE-2014-9771, CVE-2016-3993, CVE-2016-3994, CVE-2016-4024.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in imlib2, an image manipulation library.

  • CVE-2011-5326

    Kevin Ryde discovered that attempting to draw a 2x1 radi ellipse results in a floating point exception.

  • CVE-2014-9771

    It was discovered that an integer overflow could lead to invalid memory reads and unreasonably large memory allocations.

  • CVE-2016-3993

    Yuriy M. Kaminskiy discovered that drawing using coordinates from an untrusted source could lead to an out-of-bound memory read, which in turn could result in an application crash.

  • CVE-2016-3994

    Jakub Wilk discovered that a malformed image could lead to an out-of-bound read in the GIF loader, which may result in an application crash or information leak.

  • CVE-2016-4024

    Yuriy M. Kaminskiy discovered an integer overflow that could lead to an insufficient heap allocation and out-of-bound memory write.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.6-2+deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your imlib2 packages.