Highly critical

GTK+ Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-09-05    Last Update:  2011-09-22    Views:  8,040

Secunia Advisory SA45815

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Description


Naoto Katsumi has reported a vulnerability in GTK+, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library


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Subject: GTK+ Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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earthsound RE: GTK+ Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
Member 16th Sep, 2011 18:19
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Last edited on 16th Sep, 2011 18:19
According to the advisory, versions prior to 2.21.8 are affected. I had 2.22 installed, but secunia reported it as being vulnerable.
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ddmarshall RE: GTK+ Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
Dedicated Contributor 16th Sep, 2011 19:01
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According to this, versions prior to 2.24.0 are vulnerable.
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CV...

The Secunia recommendation to upgrade to 2.24 appears to be correct.

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