Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libungif (MDKSA-2005:207)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Several bugs have been discovered in the way libungif decodes GIF
images. These allow an attacker to create a carefully crafted GIF
image file in such a way that it could cause applications linked with
libungif to crash or execute arbitrary code when the file is opened by
the user.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20441 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-207.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2974

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