GLSA-202012-15 : GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144593
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202012-15 (GDK-PixBuf: Denial of service)

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle certain GIF images.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF image in an application linked against GDK-PixBuf library, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All GDK-PixBuf library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.42.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-15

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144593

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202012-15.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 12/24/2020

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gdk-pixbuf, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/26/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-29385

GLSA: 202012-15