Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-17 ] Kodi
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Kodi: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-17)
Bug(s): #549342, #619492
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Kodi, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software
Vulnerable: < 17.2
Unaffected: >= 17.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Kodi. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Kodi users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-tv/kodi-17.2"