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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Two integer overflows have been discovered in the XPM image loader of
the GDK pixbuf library. By tricking an user into opening a specially
crafted XPM image with any Gnome desktop application that uses this
library, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2005-2976,
Additionally, specially crafted XPM images could cause an endless loop
in the image loader, which could be exploited to cause applications
trying to open that image to hang. (CVE-2005-2975).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2005-2975CVE-2005-2976CVE-2005-3186
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