GLSA-201405-20 : JBIG-KIT: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74062
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-20 (JBIG-KIT: Denial of Service)
JBIG-KIT contains a stack-based buffer overflow in the jbg_dec_in function in libjbig/jbig.c.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a specially crafted image file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll JBIG-KIT users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jbigkit-2.1'