Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Tk (MDVSA-2008:077)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 36248


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability in perl-Tk was found where specially crafted GIF images could crash perl-Tk (an identical issue to that found in php-gd, gd, and SDL_image).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected perl-Tk, perl-Tk-devel and / or perl-Tk-doc packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 36248

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Tk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Tk-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Tk-doc, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4484

BID: 19582

OSVDB: 28002

MDVSA: 2008:077