Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gdk-pixbuf (MDKSA-2005:069)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18004


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


A bug was discovered in the way that gdk-pixbuf processes BMP images which could allow for a specially crafted BMP to cause a Denial of Service attack on applications linked against gdk-pixbuf.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18004

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/04/08

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gdk-pixbuf-loaders, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdk-pixbuf-gnomecanvas1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdk-pixbuf-xlib2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdk-pixbuf2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdk-pixbuf2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdk-pixbuf-gnomecanvas1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdk-pixbuf-xlib2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdk-pixbuf2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdk-pixbuf2-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0891

MDKSA: 2005:069

CWE: 119