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xpm -- image decoding vulnerabilities


Chris Evans discovered several vulnerabilities in the libXpm image decoder:

The X11R6.8.1 release announcement reads:

This version is purely a security release, addressing multiple integer and stack overflows in libXpm, the X Pixmap library; all known versions of X (both XFree86 and X.Org) are affected, so all users of X are strongly encouraged to upgrade.



portaudit: xpm -- image decoding vulnerabilities

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