Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : tk8.0, tk8.3, tk8.4 vulnerability (USN-664-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

It was discovered that Tk could be made to overrun a buffer when
loading certain images. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted GIF image, remote attackers could cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0553

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