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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3186

Original release date: 11/18/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in the GTK+ gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering library in GTK+ 2.4.0 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via an XPM file with a number of colors that causes insufficient memory to be allocated, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17657
External Source: SREASON
Name: 188
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2006.8
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17791
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17538
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-216-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17710
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17594
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-911
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17522
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17770
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-913
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:173274
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17592
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9503
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:810
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18509
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:214
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:811
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17588
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17591
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:065
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015216
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20051115 Multiple Vendor GTK+ gdk-pixbuf XPM Loader Heap Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 15435
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-229.pdf
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200511-14
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2433
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17562
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17615

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9503
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:gnome:gdkpixbuf
* cpe:/a:gtk:gtk%2b:2.4.0

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