GLSA-200501-09 : xzgv: Multiple overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-09
(xzgv: Multiple overflows)

Multiple overflows have been found in the image processing code of
xzgv, including an integer overflow in the PRF parsing code
(CAN-2004-0994).

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open or browse a
specially crafted image file, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running xzgv.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?344a1818
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-09.xml

Solution :

All xzgv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/xzgv-0.8-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16400 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0994