openSUSE Security Update : potrace (openSUSE-2017-319)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for potrace to version 1.14 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-8685, CVE-2016-8686: Bugs triggered by
malformed BMP files have been fixed (boo#1005026).

Bugfixes :

- Error reporting has been improved.

- The image size is now truncated when the bitmap data
ends prematurely.

- It is now possible to use negative dy in bitmap data.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected potrace packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97651 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8685

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