GLSA-201701-68 : FreeImage: 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-201701-68
(FreeImage: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
image file, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-68

Solution :

All FreeImage users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freeimage-3.15.4-r1'

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: 96854 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0852
CVE-2016-5684

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