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Libgdiplus: Arbitrary code execution

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-01 / libgdiplus
Release Date January 05, 2014
Latest Revision January 05, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-dotnet/libgdiplus < 2.6.7-r1 >= 2.6.7-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #334101

Synopsis

Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities in Libgdiplus may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Libgdiplus is the Mono library that provide a GDI+ comptible API on non-Windows operating systems.

Description

An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in Libgdiplus.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted TIFF/JPEG/BMP file, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Libgdiplus users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-dotnet/libgdiplus-2.6.7-r1"

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since September 12, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

4.  References



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