openSUSE 10 Security Update : tk (tk-4973)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Specially crafted GIF images could cause a buffer overflow and crash
tk. It seems unlikely but not entirely impossible that this overflow
can be exploited to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-0553).

Solution :

Update the affected tk packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0553

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