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<title>DevIL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple boundary errors in DevIL may allow for the execution of arbitrary
code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">devil</product>
<announced>March 06, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 06, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>255217</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/devil" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.7</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Developer's Image Library (DevIL) is a cross-platform image library.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Stefan Cornelius (Secunia Research) discovered two boundary errors
within the iGetHdrHeader() function in src-IL/src/il_hdr.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Radiance RGBE file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All DevIL users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/devil-1.7.7&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5262">CVE-2008-5262</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 05 Mar 2009 20:17:56 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 05 Mar 2009 23:09:26 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 06 Mar 2009 22:07:22 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
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