Almost all Linux distros and other UNIX like operating systems are affected by new local and remote buffer overflows arbitrary code execution errors. Stefan Cornelius discovered two buffer overflows in Imlib’s – a powerful image loading and rendering library – image loaders for PNM and XPM images, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code.
=> Package : imlib2
=> Vulnerability : buffer overflows
=> Problem type : local(remote)
=> Debian-specific: no
=> CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-2426
Fix For Debian / Ubuntu Linux users
Type the following commands:
# apt-get update
# apt-get upgrade
OR download updated version from Debian web site.