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|Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-08 ] GDK-PixBuf
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GDK-PixBuf: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201709-08)
Bug(s): #592976, #611390, #630026
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GDK-PixBuf, the worst
of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
GDK-PixBuf is an image loading library for GTK+.
Vulnerable: < 2.36.9
Unaffected: >= 2.36.9
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GDK-PixBuf. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted TIFF, JPEG, or URL,
could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause
a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GDK-PixBuf users should upgrade to the latest version:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-2.36.9"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.