Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tk (MDKSA-2007:200)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability in Tk was found that could be used to overrun a buffer
when loading certain GIF images. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted GIF file, it could lead to a denial of service
condition or possibly the execution of arbitrary code with the user's

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27519 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-200.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25826

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5137

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