GLSA-201612-31 : exFAT: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95699
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-31 (exFAT: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Two vulnerabilities were found in exFAT. A malformed input can cause a write heap overflow or cause an endless loop.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll exFAT users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/exfat-utils-1.2.1'