GLSA-200908-10 : Dillo: 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-200908-10
(Dillo: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Tilei Wang reported an integer overflow in the Png_datainfo_callback()
function, possibly leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open an HTML document
containing a specially crafted, large PNG image, possibly resulting in
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 Dillo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/dillo-2.1.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40635 (gentoo_GLSA-200908-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2294

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