Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgdiplus (MDVSA-2010:166)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49063


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libgdiplus :

Multiple integer overflows in libgdiplus 2.6.7, as used in Mono, allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted TIFF file, related to the gdip_load_tiff_image function in tiffcodec.c; (2) a crafted JPEG file, related to the gdip_load_jpeg_image_internal function in jpegcodec.c; or (3) a crafted BMP file, related to the gdip_read_bmp_image function in bmpcodec.c, leading to heap-based buffer overflows (CVE-2010-1526).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49063

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-166.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/09/01

Modified: 2014/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdiplus-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gdiplus0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdiplus-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgdiplus0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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: 2010/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1526

BID: 42602

MDVSA: 2010:166