GLSA-201706-17 : Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201706-17
(Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Kodi. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using Kodi, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Furthermore, a remote attacker could entice a user process a specially
crafted ZIP file containing subtitles using Kodi, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-17

Solution :

All Kodi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-tv/kodi-17.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100943 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3885
CVE-2017-8314

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