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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-201203-15
(gif2png: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Two vulnerabilities have been found in gif2png:
A boundary error in gif2png.c could cause a buffer overflow
The patch for CVE-2009-5018 causes gif2png to truncate GIF pathnames
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code, a Denial of
Service condition, or the creation of PNG files in unintended
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All gif2png users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gif2png-2.5.8'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58380 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4581545920
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4694CVE-2010-4695
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