Debian DLA-854-1 : icoutils security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97697
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIcoutils is a set of programs that deal with MS Windows icons and cursors. Resources such as icons and cursors can be extracted from MS Windows executable and library files with wrestool.
Three vulnerabilities has been found in these tools.
A buffer overflow was observed in wrestool.
A buffer overflow was observed in the extract_icons function. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted ico file and will result in an icotool crash.
An out-of-bounds read leading to a buffer overflow was observed icotool.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.29.1-5deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your icoutils packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected icoutils package.