Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgdiplus (MDVSA-2010:166)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49063
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.