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|Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201611-12 ] imlib2
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: imlib2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201611-12)
Date: November 20, 2016
Bug(s): #572884, #578810, #580038
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in imlib2, the worst of
which allows for the remote execution of arbitrary code.
imlib2 is an advanced replacement for image manipulation libraries such
as libXpm. It is utilized by numerous programs, including gkrellm and
several window managers, to display images.
Vulnerable: < 1.4.9
Unaffected: >= 1.4.9
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in imlib2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using an application linked against imlib2, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All imlib2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/imlib2-1.4.9"