[ GLSA 201801-02 ] OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201801-02
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 07, 2018
Bugs: #637936, #639690
ID: 201801-02

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/optipng = 0.7.6-r2

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

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.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=media-gfx/optipng-0.7.6-r2″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000229
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000229
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-16938
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-16938

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201801-02

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Severity: Normal

Title: OptiPNG: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: January 07, 2018

Bugs: #637936, #639690

ID: 201801-02

 

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Synopsis

========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OptiPNG, the worst of which

may allow execution of arbitrary code.

 

Background

==========

 

OptiPNG is a PNG optimizer that re-compresses image files to a smaller

size, without losing any information.

 

Affected packages

=================

 

——————————————————————-

Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

——————————————————————-

1 media-gfx/optipng < 0.7.6-r2 >= 0.7.6-r2

 

Description

===========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OptiPNG. Please review

the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

 

Impact

======

 

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.

 

Workaround

==========

 

There is no known workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

==========

 

All OptiPNG users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge –sync

# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose ">=media-gfx/optipng-0.7.6-r2"

 

References

==========

 

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000229

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-1000229

[ 2 ] CVE-2017-16938

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-16938

 

Availability

============

 

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-02

 

Concerns?

=========

 

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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