Fedora Core 2 : gtk2-2.4.14-2.fc2 (2005-267)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

David Costanzo found a bug in the way GTK+ processes BMP images. It is
possible that a specially crafted BMP image could cause a denial of
service attack in applications linked against GTK+. 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?710f5053

Solution :

Update the affected gtk2 and / or gtk2-devel packages.

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: 18326 (fedora_2005-267.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0891

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