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CVE-2011-2485 Detail

Description

The gdk_pixbuf__gif_image_load function in gdk-pixbuf/io-gif.c in gdk-pixbuf before 2.23.5 does not properly handle certain return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted GIF image file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/03/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gdk-pixbuf/2.23/gdk-pixbuf-2.23.5.news
http://git.gnome.org/browse/gdk-pixbuf/commit/?id=f8569bb13e2aa1584dde61ca545144750f7a7c98 Exploit Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-20.xml

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2485
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/03/2012