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CentOS Update for tk CESA-2008:0136 centos5 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

Check for the Version of tk

Insight

Insight

Tk is a graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting language. An input validation flaw was discovered in Tk's GIF image handling. A code-size value read from a GIF image was not properly validated before being used, leading to a buffer overflow. A specially crafted GIF file could use this to cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with the privileges of the application using the Tk graphical toolkit. (CVE-2008-0553) A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in Tk's animated GIF image handling. An animated GIF containing an initial image smaller than subsequent images could cause a crash or, potentially, execute code with the privileges of the application using the Tk library. (CVE-2007-5137) All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported patches to resolve these issues.

Affected Software

Affected Software

tk on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)