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[DSA546] DSA-546-1 gdk-pixbuf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-546-1 gdk-pixbuf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Chris Evans discovered several problems in gdk-pixbuf, the GdkPixBuf
library used in Gtk. It is possible for a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the victims machine. Gdk-pixbuf for Gtk+1.2 is an
external package. For Gtk+2.0 it's part of the main gtk package.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project identifies the
following vulnerabilities:
Denial of service in bmp loader.
Heap-based overflow in pixbuf_create_from_xpm.
Integer overflow in the ico loader.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.17.0-2woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.22.0-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your gdk-pixbuf packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-546
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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