Gentoo: GLSA-202012-15: GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service

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  Severity: Low
     Title: GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service
      Date: December 23, 2020
      Bugs: #759094
        ID: 202012-15

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in GDK-PixBuf library could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

GDK-PixBuf is an image loading library for GTK+.

Affected packages
=================

     -------------------------------------------------------------------
      Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
     -------------------------------------------------------------------
   1  x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf          < 2.42.2                  >= 2.42.2

Description
===========

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle
certain GIF images.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF
image in an application linked against GDK-PixBuf library, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GDK-PixBuf library users should upgrade to the latest version:

   # emerge --sync
   # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.42.2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-29385
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-29385

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-15

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Gentoo: GLSA-202012-15: GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service

Summary

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle certain GIF images.

Resolution

All GDK-PixBuf library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.42.2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-29385 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-29385

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-15

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Low
Title: GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service
Issued Date: December 23, 2020
Bugs: #759094
ID: 202012-15

Synopsis

A vulnerability in GDK-PixBuf library could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background

GDK-PixBuf is an image loading library for GTK+.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf < 2.42.2 >= 2.42.2

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF image in an application linked against GDK-PixBuf library, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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