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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2005-236: xloadimage

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the xloadimage package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-236 (xloadimage).

The xloadimage utility displays images in an X Window System window,
loads images into the root window, or writes images into a file.
Xloadimage supports many image types (including GIF, TIFF, JPEG, XPM,
and XBM).

Update Information:

This update fixes CVE-2005-0638, a problem in the parsing of shell
metacharacters in filenames. It also fixes bugs in handling of
malformed
TIFF and PBM/PNM/PPM issues.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=506
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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