Fedora 12 : gtk2-2.18.5-3.fc12 (2009-12950)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a crasher issue in gtk2 involving out of process
windows. Side effects of the bug are sporadic panel crashes, and
occasional crashes in gnome-screensaver when typing an invalid
password. This update also addresses a crash in Inkscape when using
the text tool.

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=538156
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540308
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544590
http://www.nessus.org/u?a1c65c24

Solution :

Update the affected gtk2 package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43330 (fedora_2009-12950.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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