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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-21 ] librelp Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: librelp: Remote code execution (GLSA 201804-21)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-04-22
Bug(s): #651192
ID: 201804-21

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in librelp that may allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Background

A reliable logging program.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/librelp
Vulnerable: < 1.2.15
Unaffected: >= 1.2.15
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A buffer overflow was discovered in librelp with the handling of x509
certificates.


Impact

A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted x509 certificate,
could execute arbitrary code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All librelp users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/librelp-1.2.15"
   


References


CVE-2018-1000140
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