GLSA-201611-12 : imlib2: 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-201611-12
(imlib2: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in imlib2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using an application linked against imlib2, 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/201611-12

Solution :

All imlib2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/imlib2-1.4.9'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95019 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9762
CVE-2014-9763
CVE-2014-9764
CVE-2016-4024

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