GLSA-201701-73 : SQUASHFS: 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-201701-73
(SQUASHFS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
SQUASHFS image, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-73

Solution :

All SQUASHFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/squashfs-tools-4.3-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96859 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4645
CVE-2015-4646

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