This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 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-200711-08
(libpng: Multiple Denials of Service)
An off-by-one error when handling ICC profile chunks in the
png_set_iCCP() function was discovered (CVE-2007-5266). George Cook and
Jeff Phillips reported several errors in pngrtran.c, the use of logical
instead of a bitwise functions and incorrect comparisons
(CVE-2007-5268). Tavis Ormandy reported out-of-bounds read errors in
several PNG chunk handling functions (CVE-2007-5269).
A remote attacker could craft an image that when processed or viewed by
an application using libpng would cause 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-1.2.21-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0