GLSA-201706-17 : Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100943
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-17 (Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Kodi. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file using Kodi, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Furthermore, a remote attacker could entice a user process a specially crafted ZIP file containing subtitles using Kodi, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Kodi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-tv/kodi-17.2'