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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-201101-03
(libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
libvpx is vulnerable to an integer overflow vulnerability when
processing crafted VP8 video streams.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libvpx users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libvpx-0.9.5'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 51533 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4203