Bug 116918 - CAN-2004-0111 gdk-pixbuf can crash with malicious BMP file
Summary: CAN-2004-0111 gdk-pixbuf can crash with malicious BMP file
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdk-pixbuf   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2004-02-26 13:41 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-10 16:14:27 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:103 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: gdk-pixbuf security update 2004-03-10 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2004-02-26 13:41:37 UTC
Thomas Kristensen discovered a bitmap file that would cause the
Evolution mail reader to crash.  This issue was caused by a flaw that
affects versions of the gdk-pixbuf package prior to 0.20.  To exmploit
this a remote attacker could send via email a carefully crafted BMP
file to a victim which would cause Evolution to crash.  The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CAN-2004-0111 to this issue.

Note: In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, Evolution does not use the
standalone gdk-pixbuf package and is not subject to this issue,
however other applications that may use gdk-pixbuf are still affected.

Embargoed until March 10 2004
Will upgrade to gdk-pixbuf > 0.20

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2004-03-08 12:35:29 UTC
Note that Evolution is not shipped for for Red Hat Linux 2.1,
therefore exploitation would require some other package that relies on
gdk-pixbuf to be run.  Errata in progress, due to low risk may be
delayed until after March 10th.

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2004-03-10 14:44:59 UTC
removing embargo

Comment 3 Mark J. Cox 2004-03-10 16:14:28 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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