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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   GTK+ Vendors:   gtk.org
GTK2 Input Validation Error in GdkPixbufLoader() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017552
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017552
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0010   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 24 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GTK2. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image file that, when loaded by the target application, will trigger an error in the GdkPixbufLoader() function and cause the application using gtk2 to crash.

Arjan van de Ven reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an image file that, when processed by the target application, will cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.gtk.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 24 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GTK2 Input Validation Error in GdkPixbufLoader() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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