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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-54

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-54
Posted Jan 23, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-54 - A buffer overflow in DCRaw might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 9.26.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, overflow
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-3885
MD5 | 376c8b7822ad051387b104f7ab8b6196

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-54

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Severity: Normal
Title: DCRaw: Buffer overflow
Date: January 23, 2017
Bugs: #549336
ID: 201701-54

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Synopsis
========

A buffer overflow in DCRaw might allow remote attackers to cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

Command-line decoder for raw digital photos.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/dcraw < 9.26.0 >= 9.26.0

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

An integer overflow was discovered in the ljpeg_start function in
DCRaw.

Impact
======

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted image,
could cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All DCRaw users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/dcraw-9.26.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2015-3885
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3885

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-54

Concerns?
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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 2017 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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