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Fedora 7 Update: tk-8.4.13-7.fc7 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Fixed security issue - buffer overflow in gif parsing.
Fedora Update Notification
2008-02-05 23:10:30

Name        : tk
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 8.4.13
Release     : 7.fc7
URL         :
Summary     : The graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting language
Description :
When paired with the Tcl scripting language, Tk provides a fast and powerful
way to create cross-platform GUI applications.

Update Information:

Fixed security issue - buffer overflow in gif parsing.

* Mon Jan 28 2008 Marcela Maslanova  - 1:8.4.13-7
- attached upstream patch
- similar to CVE-2006-4484, problem with GIF again #430100
* Mon Oct 15 2007 Marcela Maslanova  - 1:8.4.13-6
- CVE-2007-5137 gif buffer overflow

  [ 1 ] Bug #431518 - CVE-2008-0553 tk: GIF handling buffer overflow

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update tk' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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