Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeImage, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code
|media-libs/freeimage on all architectures
FreeImage is an Open Source library project for developers who would like to support popular graphics image formats like PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and others as needed by today’s multimedia applications.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in in FreeImage. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted image file, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FreeImage users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freeimage-3.15.4-r1"