Debian DSA-1490-1 : tk8.3 - buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30229
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that a buffer overflow in the GIF image parsing code of Tk, a cross-platform graphical toolkit, could lead to a denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the tk8.3 packages.
For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 8.3.5-4sarge1.
For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 8.3.5-6etch2.