GLSA-200504-22 : KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-22
(KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow)

kimgio fails to properly validate input when handling PCX files.

Impact :

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted PCX image in a KDE
application, an attacker could execute arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18125 (gentoo_GLSA-200504-22.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1046