Fedora 8 : tk-8.4.17-2.fc8 (2008-1122)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 30234


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The new version of tk, which brings some bug fixes f.e. better functionality on 64bits. Fixed security issue - buffer overflow in gif parsing.

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Update the affected tk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 30234

File Name: fedora_2008-1122.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/02/11

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:tk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0553

FEDORA: 2008-1122

CWE: 119