openSUSE 10 Security Update : tk (tk-4480)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27469


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overflow that occurs while processing interlaced/animatedGIF images. (CVE-2007-4851) This bug could be used to execute code remotely.


Update the affected tk packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27469

File Name: suse_tk-4480.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tk-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tk-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5137

CWE: 119