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MDKSA-2005:069: gdk-pixbuf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gdk-pixbuf package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:069 (gdk-pixbuf).
A bug was discovered in the way that gdk-pixbuf processes BMP images which
could allow for a specially crafted BMP to cause a Denial of Service attack on
applications linked against gdk-pixbuf.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:069
Threat Level: High
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