This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were discovered in the way giflib decodes GIF images. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted GIF image that could cause
an application using giflib to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code when opened by a victim. (CVE-2005-2974, CVE-2005-3350)
All running applications using giflib must be restarted for the update
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected giflib, giflib-devel and / or giflib-utils
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60574 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2974CVE-2005-3350
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