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|Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:26 am Post subject: [ glsa 201606-16 ] plib
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PLIB: Buffer overflow vulnerability (GLSA 201606-16)
Date: June 26, 2016
A buffer overflow in PLIB might allow remote attackers to execute
PLIB includes sound effects, music, a complete 3D engine, font
rendering, a simple Windowing library, a game scripting language, a GUI,
networking, 3D math library and a collection of handy utility functions.
Vulnerable: < 1.8.5-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.8.5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A buffer overflow in PLIB allows user-assisted remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a long error message, as
demonstrated by a crafted acc file for TORCS.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PLIB users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot ">=media-libs/plib-1.8.5-r1"