GLSA-200812-01 : OptiPNG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
High Nessus Plugin ID 35018
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200812-01 (OptiPNG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A buffer overflow in the BMP reader in OptiPNG has been reported.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted BMP image, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/optipng-0.6.2'