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Security update for gdk-pixbuf

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(Last modified: 04NOV2005)


solutions Security update for gdk-pixbuf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (810b5d5b88360d9fa4de633a3441dfd4)

Applies to

Package: gdk-pixbuf
gdk-pixbuf-devel
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 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-10558
Release: 20051104
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the following security problem: a heap overflow in the XPM
reader allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code via specially crafted XPM
images (CVE-2005-3186, CVE-2005-2975, CVE-2005-2976).

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 gdk-pixbuf.rpm gdk-pixbuf-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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