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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202008-05 (gThumb: Arbitrary code execution)
A heap-based buffer overflow in gThumb’s
_cairo_image_surface_create_from_jpeg() function, located in extensions/cairo_io/cairo-image-surface-jpeg.c was discovered.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file using gThumb, 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 gThumb users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/gthumb-3.10.0'