GLSA-200903-04 : DevIL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-04
(DevIL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Stefan Cornelius (Secunia Research) discovered two boundary errors
within the iGetHdrHeader() function in src-IL/src/il_hdr.c.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Radiance RGBE file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All DevIL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/devil-1.7.7'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35794 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5262

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