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[DSA1256] DSA-1256-1 gtk+2.0

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1256-1 gtk+2.0

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that the image loading code in the GTK+ graphical user
interface library performs insufficient error handling when loading
malformed images, which may lead to denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.4-3.2. This update lacks builds for the Motorola 680x0
architecture, which had build problems. Packages will be released once
this problem has been resolved.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.8.20-5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.20-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your GTK packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1256
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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