GLSA-201605-03 : libfpx: Denial of Service

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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-201605-03
(libfpx: Denial of Service)

A double free vulnerability has been discovered in the Free_All_Memory
function in jpeg/dectile.c.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted FPX
image using an application linked against libfpx, possibly resulting in a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-03

Solution :

All libfpx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libfpx-1.3.1_p6'
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: 91376 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0025

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