GLSA-201706-24 : jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101019
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-24 (jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in jbig2dec. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a specially crafted JBIG2 image file using an application linked against jbig2dec library, 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 jbig2dec users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jbig2dec-0.13-r1'