GLSA-200805-12 : Blender: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-12
(Blender: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Stefan Cornelius (Secunia Research) reported a boundary error within
the imb_loadhdr() function in in the file
source/blender/imbuf/intern/radiance_hdr.c when processing RGBE images
(CVE-2008-1102). Multiple vulnerabilities involving insecure usage of
temporary files have also been reported (CVE-2008-1103).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
(.hdr or .blend), possibly resulting in the remote execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Blender users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/blender-2.43-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32303 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1102