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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2975

io-xpm.c in the gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering library in GTK+ before 2.8.7 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XPM image with a large number of colors.
Publish Date : 2005-11-18 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-10-27 2005-11-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-2975 unix
io-xpm.c in the gdk-pixbuf XPM image rendering library in GTK+ before 2.8.7 allows attackers to cause a denial of servic... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9697 unix
RHSA-2005:810: gdk-pixbuf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005810 unix
RHSA-2005:810: gdk-pixbuf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050810 unix
RHSA-2005:811: gtk2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050811 unix
RHSA-2005:811: gtk2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005811 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2975

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Gdkpixbuf Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GTK Gtk+ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GTK Gtk+ 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GTK Gtk+ 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Gdkpixbuf 1
GTK Gtk+ 17

- References For CVE-2005-2975
VUPEN ADV-2005-2433
BID 15429 GDK-Pixbuf/GTK XPM Images Infinite Loop Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-22
REDHAT RHSA-2005:811
REDHAT RHSA-2005:810
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:065
GENTOO GLSA-200511-14
SECTRACK 1015216

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2975

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