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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 (ca4bf359e4b83f3fce0b48f84f32a0c2)

Applies to

Package: gdk-pixbuf
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-10561
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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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