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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201911-03 ] Oniguruma Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Oniguruma: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201911-03)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2019-11-07
Bug(s): #691832
ID: 201911-03


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oniguruma, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Oniguruma is a regular expression library.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/oniguruma
Vulnerable: < 6.9.3
Unaffected: >= 6.9.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


A remote attacker, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
string using an application linked against Oniguruma, could possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a
Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Oniguruma users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/oniguruma-6.9.3"


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