GLSA-201110-08 : feh: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56501


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-08 (feh: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in feh. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A malicious entity might entice a user to visit a URL using the
--wget-timestamp option, thus executing arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters; a malicious local user could perform a symlink attack and overwrite arbitrary files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All feh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/feh-1.12'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56501

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201110-08.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/14

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2246, CVE-2011-0702, CVE-2011-1031

BID: 41161, 46182, 50128

OSVDB: 66063, 70805, 72990

GLSA: 201110-08