GLSA-201401-01 : Libgdiplus: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-01
(Libgdiplus: Arbitrary code execution)

An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in Libgdiplus.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
TIFF/JPEG/BMP file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-01.xml

Solution :

All Libgdiplus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-dotnet/libgdiplus-2.6.7-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since September 12, 2010. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71801 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42602

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1526