GLSA-201706-24 : jbig2dec: 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-201706-24
(jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in jbig2dec. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted JBIG2 image file using an application linked against
jbig2dec library, 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/201706-24

Solution :

All jbig2dec users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jbig2dec-0.13-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101019 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9601

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