GLSA-201512-05 : 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-201512-05
(gdk-pixbuf: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Three heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in
gdk-pixbuf. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file with an application linked against gdk-pixbuf, 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/201512-05

Solution :

All gdk-pixbuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.32.1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87546 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4491
CVE-2015-7673
CVE-2015-7674

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