This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-09
(libpng: Denial of Service)
Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team discovered that a
vulnerability exists in the sPLT chunk handling code of libpng, a large
sPLT chunk may cause an application to attempt to read out of bounds.
A remote attacker could craft an image that when processed or viewed by
an application using libpng causes the application to terminate
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-1.2.13'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 23674 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5793