Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : libgdiplus vulnerability (USN-993-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Stefan Cornelius discovered that libgdiplus incorrectly handled
certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a crafted image file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected libgdiplus package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49762 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42602

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1526