openSUSE Security Update : gdk-pixbuf (openSUSE-2015-570)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85839
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gdk-pixbuf was updated to version 2.31.6 to fix a secuirty vulnerability and several bugs.

- Update to version 2.31.6 (boo#942801) :

+ Really fix bgo#752297. This is CVE-2015-4491.

+ Updated translations.

- Update to version 2.31.5 :

+ Add support for g_autoptr for all object types (bgo#750497).

+ Avoid a possible divide-by-zero in the pixbuf loader (bgo#750440).

+ Remove gettext .pot file hack (bgo#743574).

+ Be more careful about integer overflow (bgo#752297).

+ Updated translations.

- Drop README from docs as it is now empty.

- Add generic URL to silence a few lint warnings.

- Update to version 2.31.4 :

+ SVGZ icons in notification GNOME3 (bgo#648815).

+ gdk_pixbuf_apply_embedded_orientation is not working (bgo#725582).

+ Updated translations.

- Update to version 2.31.3 :

+ API changes: Revert an annotation change that broke bindings.

+ Build fixes :

- Clean up configure

- Fix Visual Studio build

- Define MAP_ANONYMOUS when needed

- Include gi18n-lib.h where needed

+ Updated translations.

- Update to version 2.31.2 :

+ API changes :

- Deprecate GdkPixdata.

- Add gdk_pixbuf_get_options() helper to list set options.

- Annotations fixes for various functions.

- Remove incorrect info about area-prepared signal.

+ Image format support changes :

- Flag multi-page TIFF files.

- Fix memory usage for GIF animations, add note about minimum frame length.

- Return an error for truncated PNG files.

- Add density (DPI) support for JPEG, PNG and TIFF.

- Fix reading CMYK JPEG files generated by Photoshop.

- Allow saving 1-bit mono TIFF files as used in faxes.

- Simplify loader names.

- Fix loading GIF files when the first write is short.

- Add progressive loading to ICNS files.

- Add support for 256x256 ICO files.

- Fix reading MS AMCap2 BMP files.

+ Other :

- Honour requested depth in Xlib.

- Special-case compositing/copying with no scaling.

- Add relocation support to OSX and Linux.

- Prefer gdk-pixbuf's loaders to the GDI+ ones on Windows.

- fix bashism in post script


Update the affected gdk-pixbuf packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85839

File Name: openSUSE-2015-570.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/8/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgdk_pixbuf-2_0-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgdk_pixbuf-2_0-0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgdk_pixbuf-2_0-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgdk_pixbuf-2_0-0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-GdkPixbuf-2_0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4491