Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wxgtk (MDVSA-2009:204)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40636
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in wxgtk :
Integer overflow in the wxImage::Create function in src/common/image.cpp in wxWidgets 2.8.10 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE:
the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third-party information (CVE-2009-2369).
This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.