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|Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201810-05 ] xkbcommon
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: xkbcommon: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201810-05)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in xkbcommon, the worst of
which may lead to a Denial of Service condition.
xkbcommon is a library to handle keyboard descriptions, including
loading them from disk, parsing them and handling their state.
Vulnerable: < 0.8.2
Unaffected: >= 0.8.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxkbcommon. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could supply a specially crafted keymap file possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libxkbcommon users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libxkbcommon-0.8.2"
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