GLSA-201701-61 : WebP: 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-201701-61
(WebP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebP’s gif2webp tool.
Please review the CVE identifier and bug reference for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
file using WebP’s gif2webp tool, could possibly cause a Denial of
Service condition or other unspecified impacts.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-61

Solution :

All WebP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libwebp-0.5.2'

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: 96747 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9085

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