Debian DSA-3378-1 : gdk-pixbuf - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86581

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in gdk-pixbuf, a toolkit for image loading and pixel buffer manipulation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2015-7673 Gustavo Grieco discovered a heap overflow in the processing of TGA images which may result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service (process crash) if a malformed image is opened.

- CVE-2015-7674 Gustavo Grieco discovered an integer overflow flaw in the processing of GIF images which may result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service (process crash) if a malformed image is opened.

Solution

Upgrade the gdk-pixbuf packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2.26.1-1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.31.1-2+deb8u3.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7673

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7674

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/gdk-pixbuf

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/gdk-pixbuf

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3378

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86581

File Name: debian_DSA-3378.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/26

Updated: 2018/11/10

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: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gdk-pixbuf, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7673, CVE-2015-7674

DSA: 3378