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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-200607-06
(libpng: Buffer overflow)
In pngrutil.c, the function png_decompress_chunk() allocates
insufficient space for an error message, potentially overwriting stack
data, leading to a buffer overflow.
By enticing a user to load a maliciously crafted PNG image, an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user, or crash the
application using the libpng library, such as the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libpng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.2.12'
All AMD64 emul-linux-x86-baselibs users should also upgrade to the
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs-2.5.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22080 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-06.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 18698
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3334
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