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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2001:061-1: gtk+ Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gtk+ package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:061-1 (gtk+).

A vulnerability exists with the GTK+ toolkit in that the GTK_MODULES environment
variable allows a local user to enter a directory path to a module that does not
necessarily need to be associated with GTK+. With this, a possible hacker could create
a custom module and load it using the toolkit which could result in elevated
rights, the overwriting of system files, and the execution of malicious
The packages for 7.2 and Single Network Firewall 7.2 were not signed with our
GnuPG key. Please note the changed MD5 values of the below packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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