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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-343: gdk

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gdk packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated gdk-pixbuf packages that fix a double free vulnerability are now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The gdk-pixbuf package contains an image loading library used with the
GNOME GUI desktop environment.

A bug was found in the way gdk-pixbuf processes BMP images. It is possible
that a specially crafted BMP image could cause a denial of service attack
on applications linked against gdk-pixbuf. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0891 to
this issue.

Users of gdk-pixbuf are advised to upgrade to these packages, which contain
a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-343.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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