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CVE-2011-2485

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-06-23
Bugzilla: 715337: CVE-2011-2485 gdk-pixbuf: incorrect error detection in the GIF image loader

Details

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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2485 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Acknowledgements

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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