GLSA-201908-02 : libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127560
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201908-02 (libpng: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpng. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted PNG file, could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libpng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libpng-1.6.37'