|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-529-1 (tk8.4)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-529-1 (tk8.4)|
The remote host is missing an update to tk8.4
announced via advisory USN-529-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
It was discovered that Tk could be made to overrun a buffer when loading
certain images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted
GIF image, remote attackers could cause a denial of service or execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to affect the
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5137|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1743 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:020 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 25826
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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