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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.60706
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0135
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0135.

Tk is a graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting language.

An input validation flaw was discovered in Tk's GIF image handling. A
code-size value read from a GIF image was not properly validated before
being used, leading to a buffer overflow. A specially crafted GIF file
could use this to cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with the
privileges of the application using the Tk graphical toolkit.
(CVE-2008-0553)

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in Tk's animated GIF image handling.
An animated GIF containing an initial image smaller than subsequent images
could cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with the privileges of
the application using the Tk library. (CVE-2007-5378)

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain a
backported patches to resolve these issues.

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-2008-0135.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0553
BugTraq ID: 27655
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27655
Bugtraq: 20080212 rPSA-2008-0054-1 tk (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488069/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1490 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1490
Debian Security Information: DSA-1491 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1491
Debian Security Information: DSA-1598 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1598
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00193.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00132.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00115.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00205.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00116.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:041
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10098
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0134.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0135.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0136.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019309
http://secunia.com/advisories/28784
http://secunia.com/advisories/28807
http://secunia.com/advisories/28848
http://secunia.com/advisories/28857
http://secunia.com/advisories/28867
http://secunia.com/advisories/28954
http://secunia.com/advisories/29069
http://secunia.com/advisories/29070
http://secunia.com/advisories/29622
http://secunia.com/advisories/30129
http://secunia.com/advisories/30188
http://secunia.com/advisories/30535
http://secunia.com/advisories/30717
http://secunia.com/advisories/30783
http://secunia.com/advisories/32608
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-237465-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:008 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:013 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-664-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0430
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1456/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5378
BugTraq ID: 26056
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26056
Debian Security Information: DSA-1415 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1415
Debian Security Information: DSA-1416 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1416
Debian Security Information: DSA-1743 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1743
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:200
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9480
http://secunia.com/advisories/27207
http://secunia.com/advisories/27295
http://secunia.com/advisories/27801
http://secunia.com/advisories/27806
http://secunia.com/advisories/34297
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-529-1
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-October/001826.html
XForce ISS Database: tktoolkit-filereadgif-dos(37189)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37189
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