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Debian: DSA-3589-1: gdk-pixbuf security update

Date 30 May 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in gdk-pixbuf, a toolkit for image loading and pixel buffer manipulation. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial-of-service against an application using gdk-pixbuf (application crash), or potentially, to

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3589-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 30, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : gdk-pixbuf
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-7552 CVE-2015-8875

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in gdk-pixbuf, a toolkit
for image loading and pixel buffer manipulation. A remote attacker can
take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial-of-service against an
application using gdk-pixbuf (application crash), or potentially, to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application, if a malformed image is opened.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.31.1-2+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your gdk-pixbuf packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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