|Bugzilla:||715337: CVE-2011-2485 gdk-pixbuf: incorrect error detection in the GIF image loader|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank the Pidgin project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mark Doliner as the original reporter.
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