A vulnerability has been reported in GTK+, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "GdkPixbufLoader()" when handling certain malformed input. This can be exploited to crash an application using the library by tricking it into processing specially crafted image files.
Solution: Open trusted image files only or use applications that do not use the GTK+ library.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by Arjan van de Ven in a Red Hat bug.
Original Advisory: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=218755
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Subject: GTK+ "GdkPixbufLoader()" Denial of Service
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