GLSA-201709-08 : GDK-PixBuf: 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-201709-08
(GDK-PixBuf: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GDK-PixBuf. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted TIFF, JPEG, or URL,
could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause
a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-08

Solution :

All GDK-PixBuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.36.9'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103276 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6311
CVE-2017-6312
CVE-2017-6313
CVE-2017-6314

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