GLSA-201606-16 : PLIB: Buffer overflow vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 91847
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-16 (PLIB: Buffer overflow vulnerability)
A buffer overflow in PLIB allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a long error message, as demonstrated by a crafted acc file for TORCS.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll PLIB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot '>=media-libs/plib-1.8.5-r1'