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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201612-06 ] nghttp2 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: nghttp2: Heap-use-after-free (GLSA 201612-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 04, 2016
Bug(s): #569518
ID: 201612-06

Synopsis

Nghttp2 is vulnerable to a heap-use-after-free flaw in idle stream
handling code.


Background

Nghttp2 is an implementation of HTTP/2 and its header compression
algorithm HPACK in C.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/nghttp2
Vulnerable: < 1.6.0
Unaffected: >= 1.6.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A heap-use-after-free vulnerability has been discovered in nghttp2.
Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.


Impact

The impact of the vulnerability is still unknown.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All nghttp2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/nghttp2-1.6.0"
   


References

CVE-2015-8659
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