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PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201708-09 ] AutoTrace Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: AutoTrace: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201708-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-08-26
Bug(s): #613992, #619040
ID: 201708-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in AutoTrace, the worst of
which could cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

AutoTrace converts bitmap to vector graphics.

Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/autotrace
Vulnerable: <= 0.31.1-r8
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Heap-based buffer overflows have been discovered in the
pstoedit_suffix_table_init and pnm_load_rawpbm functions of AutoTrace.


Impact

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to process a crafted bmp image
file, could cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Gentoo has discontinued support for AutoTrace. We recommend that users
unmerge AutoTrace:
Code:
# emerge --unmerge "media-gfx/autotrace"
   


References

CVE-2016-7392
CVE-2017-9153
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