SuSE9 Security Update : Tk (YOU Patch Number 12071)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41195

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Specially crafted GIF images could cause a buffer overflow and crash tk. It seems unlikely but not entirely impossible that this overflow can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-0553)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12071.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-0553.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41195

File Name: suse9_12071.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0553

CWE: 119