icoutils: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201801-12

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

Affected Packages

media-gfx/icoutils on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.32.0
Unaffected versions >= 0.32.0

Background

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

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

Release Date
January 11, 2018

Latest Revision
January 11, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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