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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202107-47 ] libpano13 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libpano13: Format string vulnerability (GLSA 202107-47)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2021-07-20
Bug(s): #780486
ID: 202107-47

Synopsis

A format string vulnerability has been found in libpano13,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Background

libpano13 is Helmut Dersch’s panorama toolbox library.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libpano13
Vulnerable: < 2.9.20
Unaffected: >= 2.9.20
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A format string issue exists within panoFileOutputNamesCreate() where
unvalidated input is passed directly into the formatter.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using libpano13, 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 libpano13 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libpano13-2.9.20"
   


References

CVE-2021-20307
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