Fedora 9 : giflib-4.1.3-10.fc9 (2009-5118)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38812


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- CVE-2005-2974: NULL pointer dereference crash (#494826)
- CVE-2005-3350: Memory corruption via a crafted GIF (#494823) - Solved multilib problems with documentation (#465208, #474538) - Removed static library from giflib-devel package (#225796 #c1)

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Update the affected giflib package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38812

File Name: fedora_2009-5118.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/05/19

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:giflib, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2974, CVE-2005-3350

BID: 15299, 15304

FEDORA: 2009-5118