GLSA-201709-08 : GDK-PixBuf: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103276
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-08 (GDK-PixBuf: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GDK-PixBuf. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted TIFF, JPEG, or URL, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GDK-PixBuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.36.9' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.