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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-12

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-12
Posted Jan 12, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-12 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in icoutils, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 0.32.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-5208, CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010, CVE-2017-6011
MD5 | f3c23ee43d1d41e4d15e36e9572834b8

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-12

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Severity: Normal
Title: icoutils: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 11, 2018
Bugs: #605138
ID: 201801-12

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in icoutils, the worst of
which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

A set of command-line programs for extracting and converting images in
Microsoft Windows(R) icon and cursor files.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/icoutils < 0.32.0 >= 0.32.0

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
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 icoutils users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/icoutils-0.32.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5208
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5208
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-6009
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-6009
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-6010
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-6010
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-6011
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-6011

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-12

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 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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