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-200812-01
(OptiPNG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A buffer overflow in the BMP reader in OptiPNG has been reported.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
BMP 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 OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/optipng-0.6.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35018 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5101