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RHSA-2005:343: gdk-pixbuf security update

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RHSA-2005:343: gdk-pixbuf security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

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 CAN-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(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-gdk-pixbuf
  • redhat-upgrade-gdk-pixbuf-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-gdk-pixbuf-gnome

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