Descriptiongdk-pixbuf-thumbnailer.c in gdk-pixbuf allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via vectors related to printing an error message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs858491

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gdk-pixbuf (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.36.5-2+deb9u2vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.42.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdk-pixbufsourcewheezy(not affected)
gdk-pixbufsourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - gdk-pixbuf <not-affected> (Code introduced in 2.36.1)
[wheezy] - gdk-pixbuf <not-affected> (Code introduced in 2.36.1)
Upload of gdk-pixbuf 2.36.5-3 to experimental added a new binary package containing
the thumbnailer.
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