Moderate CentOS gdk-pixbuf2 Security Update


gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.i686.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.src.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.x86_64.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.i686.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.src.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.x86_64.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.24.1-6.el6_7.i686.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.24.1-6.el6_7.x86_64.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.28.2-5.el7_1.i686.rpm, gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.28.2-5.el7_1.x86_64.rpm,,
2018-01-18 11:10
2017-07-27 19:09
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13


Updated gdk-pixbuf2 packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

gdk-pixbuf is an image loading library that can be extended by loadable
modules for new image formats. It is used by toolkits such as GTK+ or

An integer overflow, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in
the way gdk-pixbuf, an image loading library for GNOME, scaled certain
bitmap format images. An attacker could use a specially crafted BMP image
file that, when processed by an application compiled against the gdk-pixbuf
library, would cause that application to crash or execute arbitrary code
with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2015-4491)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Gustavo Grieco as the original reporter.

All gdk-pixbuf2 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Please see

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.i686.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.src.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.24.1-6.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2-devel gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.24.1-6.el6_7.i686.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2-devel gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.24.1-6.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
7 gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.i686.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2-2.28.2-5.el7_1.src.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2-devel gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.28.2-5.el7_1.i686.rpm
gdk-pixbuf2-devel gdk-pixbuf2-devel-2.28.2-5.el7_1.x86_64.rpm