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Fedora Core 3 2005-981: 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-2005-981 (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,
and XBM).

* Mon Oct 10 2005 Martin Stransky 4.1-35
- fix for CVE-2005-3178 xloadimage NIFF buffer overflow (#170150)

* Mon Apr 11 2005 Martin Stransky
- fix a memory leak

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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