CVE-2008-0553

NameCVE-2008-0553
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in tkImgGIF.c in Tk (Tcl/Tk) before 8.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF image, a similar issue to CVE-2006-4484.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1490-1, DSA-1491-1, DSA-1598-1, DTSA-140-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs485785

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libtk-img (PTS)wheezy1:1.3-release-12fixed
jessie1:1.4.2+dfsg-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch1:1.4.6+dfsg-1fixed
tk8.4 (PTS)wheezy8.4.19-5fixed
tk8.5 (PTS)wheezy8.5.11-2fixed
jessie8.5.17-1fixed
buster, sid, stretch8.5.19-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libtk-imgsource(unstable)1:1.3-release-7medium485785
libtk-imgsourceetch1:1.3-15etch2mediumDSA-1598-1
libtk-imgsourcelenny1:1.3-release-6+lenny1mediumDTSA-140-1
tk8.3source(unstable)8.3.5-12medium
tk8.3sourceetch8.3.5-6etch2mediumDSA-1490-1
tk8.3sourcesarge8.3.5-4sarge1mediumDSA-1490-1
tk8.4source(unstable)8.4.17-2medium
tk8.4sourceetch8.4.12-1etch2mediumDSA-1491-1
tk8.4sourcesarge8.4.9-1sarge2mediumDSA-1491-1
tk8.5source(unstable)8.5.0-3medium

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