Debian DSA-1491-1 : tk8.4 - buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30230
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 tk8.4 packages.
For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.9-1sarge2.
For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 8.4.12-1etch2.