GLSA-201310-05 : GEGL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
High Nessus Plugin ID 70311
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-05 (GEGL: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Multiple integer overflows in GEGL may cause a heap-based buffer overflow.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PPM image using an application linked against GEGL, 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 gegl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/gegl-0.2.0-r2' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.