This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated gdk-pixbuf packages that fix a double free vulnerability are
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.
See also :
Update the affected gdk-pixbuf, gdk-pixbuf-devel and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17980 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0891