GTK2 GDKPixBufLoader - Remote Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

29520




Platform:

Linux

Date:

2007-01-24


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source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22209/info

Applications using the gtk2 library may be prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability because the library fails to handle malformed image data.

An attacker can exploit this issue to crash applications on a victim's computer. 

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