Solaris security suffers image problem

Tuesday, 12 October 2004, 6:00 PM EST

A highly critical security hole has been reported in the X Pixmap (libXpm) technology shipped with Solaris and JDS for Linux, which could allow someone to run code on your system if a modified X Pixmmap (.xpm) image is loaded.

The problem affects any machine running the X-Windows system, including most Linux distributions and most commercial Unix implantations.

By Laura Berrill at Computer Weekly.

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