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[GLSA-200411-12] zgv: Multiple buffer overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
zgv: Multiple buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-12
(zgv: Multiple buffer overflows)


Multiple arithmetic overflows have been detected in the image processing
code of zgv.

Impact

A possible hacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted image file,
potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running zgv.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/379472


Solution:
All zgv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/zgv-5.8"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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