GLSA-201801-02 : OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105628


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-02 (OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OptiPNG. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted image file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/optipng-0.7.6-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105628

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201801-02.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/08

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:optipng, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000229, CVE-2017-16938

GLSA: 201801-02