SuSE9 Security Update : Tk (YOU Patch Number 12071)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

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)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-0553.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12071.

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: 41195 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0553

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