Fedora 8 : tk-8.4.17-2.fc8 (2008-1122)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

The new version of tk, which brings some bug fixes f.e. better
functionality on 64bits. Fixed security issue - buffer overflow in gif
parsing.

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431518
http://www.nessus.org/u?0c089d33

Solution :

Update the affected tk package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30234 (fedora_2008-1122.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0553

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