This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 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-201204-05
(SWFTools: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Integer overflow errors in the 'getPNG()' function in png.c and the
'jpeg_load()' function in jpeg.c could cause a heap-based buffer
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PNG or
JPEG file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
Gentoo discontinued support for SWFTools. We recommend that users
# emerge --unmerge 'media-gfx/swftools'
NOTE: Users could upgrade to '>=media-gfx/swftools-0.9.1', however
these packages are not currently stable.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59621 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42433
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1516
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.