Debian Security Advisory

DLA-801-1 libxpm -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Jan 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10164.
More information:

Tobias Stoeckmann discovered a vulnerability in the libXpm library that could cause a malicious attacker to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted XPM file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:3.5.10-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxpm packages.

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