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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.63868
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0444
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:0444.

The giflib packages contain a shared library of functions for loading and
saving GIF image files. This library is API and ABI compatible with
libungif, the library that supported uncompressed GIF image files while the
Unisys LZW patent was in effect.

Several flaws were discovered in the way giflib decodes GIF images. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted GIF image that could cause an
application using giflib to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when
opened by a victim. (CVE-2005-2974, CVE-2005-3350)

All users of giflib are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to resolve these issues. All running
applications using giflib must be restarted for the update to take effect.

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-2009-0444.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2974
BugTraq ID: 15304
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15304
Debian Security Information: DSA-890 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-890
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9636
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9637
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00771.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428059/30/6300/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428059/100/0/threaded
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200511-03.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:207
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=109997
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2005-007.txt
http://www.osvdb.org/20470
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10994
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-828.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0444.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015149
http://secunia.com/advisories/17436
http://secunia.com/advisories/17438
http://secunia.com/advisories/17442
http://secunia.com/advisories/17462
http://secunia.com/advisories/17482
http://secunia.com/advisories/17488
http://secunia.com/advisories/17497
http://secunia.com/advisories/17508
http://secunia.com/advisories/17559
http://secunia.com/advisories/34872
http://secunia.com/advisories/35164
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:026 (Google Search)
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-214-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2295
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-3350
BugTraq ID: 15299
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15299
http://www.osvdb.org/20471
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9314
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