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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201801-02 ] OptiPNG Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201801-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-01-07
Bug(s): #637936, #639690
ID: 201801-02


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OptiPNG, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code.


OptiPNG is a PNG optimizer that re-compresses image files to a smaller
size, without losing any information.

Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/optipng
Vulnerable: < 0.7.6-r2
Unaffected: >= 0.7.6-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OptiPNG. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
image file, 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 OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/optipng-0.7.6-r2"




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