This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 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-200805-10
(Pngcrush: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
It has been reported that Pngcrush includes a copy of libpng that is
vulnerable to a memory corruption (GLSA 200804-15).
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
PNG image, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Pngcrush users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/pngcrush-1.6.4-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32301 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1382