Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wxgtk (MDVSA-2009:204)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wxgtk :

Integer overflow in the wxImage::Create function in
src/common/image.cpp in wxWidgets 2.8.10 allows attackers to cause a
denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a
crafted JPEG file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE:
the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are
obtained solely from third-party information (CVE-2009-2369).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40636 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-204.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35552

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2369

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