Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in imlib2, the worst of which allows for the remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/imlib2 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.4.9|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.4.9|
imlib2 is an advanced replacement for image manipulation libraries such as libXpm. It is utilized by numerous programs, including gkrellm and several window managers, to display images.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in imlib2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file using an application linked against imlib2, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All imlib2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/imlib2-1.4.9"