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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-200906-01
(libpng: Information disclosure)
Jeff Phillips discovered that libpng does not properly parse 1-bit
interlaced images with width values that are not divisible by 8, which
causes libpng to include uninitialized bits in certain rows of a PNG
A remote attacker might entice a user to open a specially crafted PNG
file, possibly resulting in the disclosure of sensitive memory
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-1.2.37'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39561 (gentoo_GLSA-200906-01.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 35233
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2042
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