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[GLSA-200504-22] KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-22
(KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow)
kimgio fails to properly validate input when handling PCX files.
By enticing a user to load a specially-crafted PCX image in a KDE
application, a possible hacker could execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs
Threat Level: Medium
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