Executive Summary

Summary
TitleGNU FriBidi: Heap-based buffer overflow
Informations
NameGLSA-202003-41First vendor Publication2020-03-19
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2020-03-19
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

Synopsis

A heap-based buffer overflow in GNU FriBidi might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background

The Free Implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm.

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in GNU FriBidi.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a memory corruption, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FriBidi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/fribidi-1.0.8"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-18397 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-18397

Availability

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-41

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-41.xml

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DateInformations
2020-03-19 21:17:36
  • First insertion