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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-17 ] Kodi Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-06-20
Bug(s): #549342, #619492
ID: 201706-17

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Kodi, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software
application.


Affected Packages

Package: media-tv/kodi
Vulnerable: < 17.2
Unaffected: >= 17.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using Kodi, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Furthermore, a remote attacker could entice a user process a specially
crafted ZIP file containing subtitles using Kodi, 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 Kodi users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-tv/kodi-17.2"
   


References

CVE-2015-3885
CVE-2017-8314
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