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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-200712-04
(Cairo: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Multiple integer overflows were reported, one of which Peter Valchev
(Google Security) found to be leading to a heap-based buffer overflow
in the cairo_image_surface_create_from_png() function that processes
A remote attacker could entice a user to view or process a specially
crafted PNG image file in an application linked against Cairo, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Cairo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/cairo-1.4.12'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false