GLSA-201608-01 : OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 92852


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201608-01 (OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/optipng-0.7.6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92852

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201608-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/11

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2191, CVE-2016-3981, CVE-2016-3982

GLSA: 201608-01