GLSA-201206-20 : gdk-pixbuf: Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-20
(gdk-pixbuf: Denial of Service)

Two vulnerabilities have been found in gdk-pixbuf:
The 'gdk_pixbuf__gif_image_load()' function in io-gif.c fails to
properly handle certain return values from subroutines (CVE-2011-2485).
The 'read_bitmap_file_data()' function in io-xbm.c contains an
integer overflow error (CVE-2012-2370).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
in an application linked against gdk-pixbuf, possibly resulting in Denial
of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-20.xml

Solution :

All gdk-pixbuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.24.1-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59673 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48425
53548

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2485
CVE-2012-2370