Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : tk (MDVSA-2008:041)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The ReadImage() function in Tk did not check codeSize read from GIF
images prior to initializing the append array, which could lead to a
buffer overflow with unknown impact.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36297 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-041.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27655

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5137
CVE-2007-5378
CVE-2008-0553

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