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Security update for gtk2

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(Last modified: 19JAN2007)


solutions Security update for gtk2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (386ec98ac7b826625ed55a4d3b4d0f8e)

Applies to

Package: gtk2
gtk2-devel
gtk2-doc
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11400
Release: 20070119
Obsoletes: 4f5fae06488ebd06d78f3ec5ecb019e6

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A denial of service (crash) condition was fixed in the image handling routines of GTK+. This could be triggered for instance by viewing HTML emails or similar (CVE-2007-0010).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh gtk.rpm gtk2-devel.rpm gtk2-doc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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