CVE-2011-2485

MEDIUM

Description

The gdk_pixbuf__gif_image_load function in gdk-pixbuf/io-gif.c in gdk-pixbuf before 2.23.5 does not properly handle certain return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted GIF image file.

References

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gdk-pixbuf/2.23/gdk-pixbuf-2.23.5.news

http://git.gnome.org/browse/gdk-pixbuf/commit/?id=f8569bb13e2aa1584dde61ca545144750f7a7c98

http://secunia.com/advisories/45656

http://secunia.com/advisories/49715

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-07-03

Updated: 2012-07-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM