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Fedora Core 2 2005-236: xloadimage Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xloadimage package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-236 (xloadimage).
The xloadimage utility displays images in an X Window System window,
loads images into the root window, or writes images into a file.
Xloadimage supports many image types (including GIF, TIFF, JPEG, XPM,
This update fixes CVE-2005-0638, a problem in the parsing of shell
metacharacters in filenames. It also fixes bugs in handling of
TIFF and PBM/PNM/PPM issues.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=506
Threat Level: High
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