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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-08
(GD: Integer overflow)
infamous41md found an integer overflow in the memory allocation procedure
of the GD routine that handles loading PNG image files.
A remote attacker could entice a user to load a carefully crafted PNG image
file in a GD-powered application, or send a PNG image to a web application
which uses GD PNG decoding functions. This could potentially lead to
execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the program loading the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gd-2.0.32'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15619 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0990
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