GLSA-201206-20 : gdk-pixbuf: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-20
(gdk-pixbuf: Denial of Service)

Two vulnerabilities have been found in gdk-pixbuf:
The 'gdk_pixbuf__gif_image_load()' function in io-gif.c fails to
properly handle certain return values from subroutines (CVE-2011-2485).
The 'read_bitmap_file_data()' function in io-xbm.c contains an
integer overflow error (CVE-2012-2370).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
in an application linked against gdk-pixbuf, possibly resulting in Denial
of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All gdk-pixbuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.24.1-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59673 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48425

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2485

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