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Debian: CVE-2017-2870: gdk-pixbuf -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-2870: gdk-pixbuf -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/05/2017
Created
12/24/2019
Added
12/23/2019
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

An exploitable integer overflow vulnerability exists in the tiff_image_parse functionality of Gdk-Pixbuf 2.36.6 when compiled with Clang. A specially crafted tiff file can cause a heap-overflow resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a file or a URL to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-gdk-pixbuf

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