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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.72552
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1455
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2012:1455.

GEGL (Generic Graphics Library) is a graph-based image processing
framework.

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way the gegl utility processed .ppm (Portable Pixel Map) image
files. An attacker could create a specially-crafted .ppm file that, when
opened in gegl, would cause gegl to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-4433)

This issue was discovered by Murray McAllister of the Red Hat Security
Response Team.

Users of gegl should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct 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-2012-1455.html

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4433
BugTraq ID: 56404
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56404
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:081
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856300
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/06/1
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1455
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1455.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027754
http://secunia.com/advisories/51114
http://secunia.com/advisories/51274
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0159 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00054.html
XForce ISS Database: gegl-ppm-bo(79822)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79822
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