GLSA-201701-61 : WebP: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96747


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-61 (WebP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in WebP’s gif2webp tool.
Please review the CVE identifier and bug reference for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted file using WebP’s gif2webp tool, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All WebP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libwebp-0.5.2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96747

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-61.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/25

Modified: 2017/02/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9085

GLSA: 201701-61