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Ubuntu: USN-4663-1 (CVE-2020-29385): GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4663-1 (CVE-2020-29385): GDK-PixBuf vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/08/2020
Created
12/11/2020
Added
12/09/2020
Modified
01/04/2021

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4663-1:

Melvin Kool discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle certain GIF images. If an user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF file, a remote attacker could use this flaw to cause GDK-PixBuf to hang, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgdk-pixbuf2-0-0

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