GLSA-200703-07 : STLport: Possible remote execution of arbitrary code

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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-200703-07
(STLport: Possible remote execution of arbitrary code)

Two buffer overflows have been discovered, one in 'print floats' and
one in the rope constructor.

Impact :

Both of the buffer overflows could result in the remote execution of
arbitrary code. Please note that the exploitability of the
vulnerabilities depends on how the library is used by other software
programs.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200703-07.xml

Solution :

All STLport users should upgrade to the latest version.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/STLport-5.0.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24777 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0803