GLSA-200411-12 : zgv: Multiple buffer overflows

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15646


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-12 (zgv: Multiple buffer overflows)

Multiple arithmetic overflows have been detected in the image processing code of zgv.
Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file, potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running zgv.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All zgv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/zgv-5.8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15646

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200411-12.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/11/08

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1095

OSVDB: 11205, 11206, 11207, 11208, 11209, 11210, 11211, 11212, 11213, 11235, 11236, 11237, 11238, 11239, 11240, 11396, 11397, 11398, 11399, 11400

GLSA: 200411-12