RHEL 4 : gtk2 (RHSA-2007:0019)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated gtk2 packages that fix a security issue are now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The gtk2 package contains the GIMP ToolKit (GTK+), a library for
creating graphical user interfaces for the X Window System.

A bug was found in the way the gtk2 GdkPixbufLoader() function
processed invalid input. Applications linked against gtk2 could crash
if they loaded a malformed image file. (CVE-2007-0010)

Users of gtk2 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-0010.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0019.html

Solution :

Update the affected gtk2 and / or gtk2-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24259 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0010