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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-26 ] libofx Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libofx: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-26)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-08-31
Bug(s): #631304, #636062, #662910
ID: 201908-26

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libofx, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

A library to support the Open Financial eXchange XML format

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libofx
Vulnerable: < 0.9.14
Unaffected: >= 0.9.14
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libofx. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
file using an application linked against libofx, 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 libofx users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libofx-0.9.14"
   


References

CVE-2017-14731
CVE-2017-2816
CVE-2017-2920
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