Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/4/2016 1:45:21 AM

CVE Publication rate: 19.97

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 9.33
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0553

Original release date: 02/07/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in tkImgGIF.c in Tk (Tcl/Tk) before 8.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF image, a similar issue to CVE-2006-4484.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: BID
Name: 27655
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1490
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0136
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1384
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:013
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431518
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-664-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019309
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1131
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0134
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1744
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1122
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1456
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2215
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0430
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080212 rPSA-2008-0054-1 tk
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:008
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1598
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1491
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:041
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10098
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0135
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0054
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1323
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 237465
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3545
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=573933&group_id=10894
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10098
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5_a3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.17 and previous versions
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5b3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5b2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5b1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.16
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.15
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a6
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.14
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.13
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.12
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.11
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.10
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.9
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.8
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.7
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.5a1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.6
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4b2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4b1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4a4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4a3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4a2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.3.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.2.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.2.2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.2.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.2.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.1.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.0.5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.0.4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.0.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.0p2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.6p2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.6
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.5p1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:7.0
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.2
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.7
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.6
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.5
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.4
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:3.3
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:6.1p1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:4.0p1
cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:2.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)