Bug 171904 - CVE-2005-2975 gtk2 XPM DoS
CVE-2005-2975 gtk2 XPM DoS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gtk2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
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Reported: 2005-10-27 13:21 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-811
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Last Closed: 2005-11-15 09:37:49 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:811 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: gtk2 security update 2005-11-15 00:00:00 EST

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Description Josh Bressers 2005-10-27 13:21:32 EDT
This issue was reported by Ludwig Nussel of Suse.

gtk2 will enter an infinite loop if the number of colors provided is very large,
but not large enough to cause an integer overflow.

Created an attachment (id=120474)
Fix for the large color DoS
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-10-27 13:25:02 EDT
This issue also affects RHEL3
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-11-15 09:09:19 EST
Lifting embargo
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-11-15 09:37:49 EST
An advisory 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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