GLSA-200712-24 : AMD64 x86 emulation GTK+ library: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-24
(AMD64 x86 emulation GTK+ library: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

The Cairo versions used by the AMD64 x86 emulation GTK+ libraries were
vulnerable to integer overflow vulnerabilities (GLSA 200712-04).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to view or process a specially
crafted PNG image file in an application linked against Cairo, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All AMD64 x86 emulation GTK+ library users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-gtklibs-20071214'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29821 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-24.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26650


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