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CVE-2005-3186 Detail


Integer overflow in the GTK+ gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering library in GTK+ 2.4.0 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via an XPM file with a number of colors that causes insufficient memory to be allocated, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/18/2005

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; 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 SCO SCOSA-2006.8 External Source SREASON 188 External Source SECTRACK 1015216 External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-911 External Source DEBIAN DSA-913 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200511-14 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source IDEFENSE 20051115 Multiple Vendor GTK+ gdk-pixbuf XPM Loader Heap Overflow Vulnerability 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 15435 External Source UBUNTU USN-216-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-2433 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9503

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