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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-14 ] GDK-PixBuf Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GDK-PixBuf: Remote code execution (GLSA 201804-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-04-17
Bug(s): #644770
ID: 201804-14

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in GDK-PixBuf that may allow a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Background

GDK-PixBuf is an image loading library for GTK+.

Affected Packages

Package: x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf
Vulnerable: < 2.36.11
Unaffected: >= 2.36.11
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Several integer overflows were discovered in GDK-PixBuf’s gif_get_lzw
function.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
image file, could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GDK-PixBuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.36.11"
   


References


CVE-2017-1000422
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