Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2005:214: gdk-pixbuf


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:214: gdk-pixbuf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gdk-pixbuf package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:214 (gdk-pixbuf).



A heap overflow vulnerability in the GTK+ gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering
library could permit for arbitrary code execution. This permits a possible hacker to
provide a carefully crafted XPM image which could possibly permit for arbitrary
code execution in the context of the user viewing the image. (CVE-2005-3186)
Ludwig Nussel discovered an integer overflow bug in the way gdk-pixbuf
processes XPM images. A possible hacker could create a carefully crafted XPM file in
such a way that it could cause an application linked with gdk-pixbuf to execute
arbitrary code or crash when the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2005-2976)
Ludwig Nussel also discovered an infinite-loop denial of service bug in the way
gdk-pixbuf processes XPM images. A possible hacker could create a carefully crafted
XPM file in such a way that it could cause an application linked with
gdk-pixbuf to stop responding when the file was opened by a victim.
(CVE-2005-2975) The gtk+2.0 library also contains the same gdk-pixbuf code with
the same vulnerability. The Corporate Server 2.1 packages have additional
patches to address CVE-2004-0782,0783,0788 (additional XPM/ICO image issues),
CVE-2004-0753 (BMP image issues) and CVE-2005-0891 (additional BMP issues).
These were overlooked on this platform with earlier updates. The updated
packages have been patched to correct these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:214
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Avago AFBR-720XPDZ 10G-XFP-SR SFP
$11.71
Avago AFBR-720XPDZ 10G-XFP-SR SFP pictureCISCO 37-0890-01 1 Meter Blade switch Server SFP Stacking Cable MOLEX 74577-0051
$27.32
CISCO 37-0890-01 1 Meter Blade switch Server SFP Stacking Cable MOLEX 74577-0051 pictureHP ProCurve 10G SFP+ XCVR LR ER Optical Fibre Transceiver J9153A Retail WTY
$3600.0
HP ProCurve 10G SFP+ XCVR LR ER Optical Fibre Transceiver J9153A Retail WTY pictureLot of 3 Genicom SRX-SFP-1GE-LX 1000BLX Mini-GBIC Compatible w/Juniper
$48.0
Lot of 3 Genicom SRX-SFP-1GE-LX 1000BLX Mini-GBIC Compatible w/Juniper picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.