GLSA-201611-08 : libpng: 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-201611-08
(libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libpng. Please review the
referenced CVE’s for additional information.

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or have other
unspecified impacts.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-08

Solution :

All libpng 1.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.2.56'
All libpng 1.5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.5.26'
All libpng 1.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.6.21'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94892 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7981
CVE-2015-8126
CVE-2015-8540

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