Fedora Core 2 : gdk-pixbuf-0.22.0-12.fc2 (2005-265)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

David Costanzo found a bug in the way gdk-pixbuf processes BMP images.
It is possible that a specially crafted BMP image could cause a denial
of service attack in applications linked against gdk-pixbuf. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2005-0891 to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c7964b28

Solution :

Update the affected gdk-pixbuf package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18325 (fedora_2005-265.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0891

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