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CVE-2005-2975 Detail

Current Description

io-xpm.c in the gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering library in GTK+ before 2.8.7 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XPM image with a large number of colors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/18/2005      View Analysis Description

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SECTRACK 1015216 External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-911 External Source DEBIAN DSA-913 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200511-14 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:214 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:065 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:810 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:811 External Source FEDORA FLSA:173274 External Source BID 15429 External Source UBUNTU USN-216-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-2433 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9697

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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