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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.52007
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:343
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:343.

The gdk-pixbuf package contains an image loading library used with the
GNOME GUI desktop environment.

A bug was found in the way gdk-pixbuf processes BMP images. It is possible
that a specially crafted BMP image could cause a denial of service attack
on applications linked against gdk-pixbuf. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0891 to
this issue.

Users of gdk-pixbuf are advised to upgrade to these packages, which contain
a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-343.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12950
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0891
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12950
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLSA-2005:958
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000958
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419771/100/0/threaded
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:214
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9710
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-343.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-344.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/17657
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