Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libungif (MDKSA-2005:207)
High Nessus Plugin ID 20441
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral bugs have been discovered in the way libungif decodes GIF images. These allow an attacker to create a carefully crafted GIF image file in such a way that it could cause applications linked with libungif to crash or execute arbitrary code when the file is opened by the user.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.