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[DSA464] DSA-464-1 gdk-pixbuf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Thomas Kristensen discovered a vulnerability in gdk-pixbuf (binary
package libgdk-pixbuf2), the GdkPixBuf image library for Gtk, that can
cause the surrounding application to crash. To exploit this problem,
a remote attacker could send a carefully-crafted BMP file via mail,
which would cause e.g. Evolution to crash but is probably not limited
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libgdk-pixbuf2 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-464
Threat Level: High
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