Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tk (MDKSA-2007:200)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27519
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in Tk was found that could be used to overrun a buffer when loading certain GIF images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF file, it could lead to a denial of service condition or possibly the execution of arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.