Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : tk8.3, tk8.4 vulnerability (USN-529-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28134
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Tk could be made to overrun a buffer when loading certain images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted GIF image, remote attackers could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.