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CESA-2008:0136: tk security update

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CESA-2008:0136: tk security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/07/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Tk is a graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting language.An input validation flaw was discovered in Tk's GIF image handling. Acode-size value read from a GIF image was not properly validated beforebeing used, leading to a buffer overflow. A specially crafted GIF filecould use this to cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with theprivileges of the application using the Tk graphical toolkit.(CVE-2008-0553)A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in Tk's animated GIF image handling.An animated GIF containing an initial image smaller than subsequent imagescould cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with the privileges ofthe application using the Tk library. (CVE-2007-5137)All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain abackported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-tk
  • centos-upgrade-tk-devel

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