feh: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201110-08 / feh
||October 13, 2011
||October 13, 2011: 2
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in feh, the worst of which
leading to remote passive code execution.
feh is a fast, lightweight imageviewer using imlib2.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in feh. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A malicious entity might entice a user to visit a URL using the
--wget-timestamp option, thus executing arbitrary commands via shell
metacharacters; a malicious local user could perform a symlink attack and
overwrite arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All feh users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/feh-1.12"