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|Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-41 ] GNU FriBidi
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU FriBidi: Heap-based buffer overflow (GLSA 202003-41)
Exploitable: local, remote
A heap-based buffer overflow in GNU FriBidi might allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The Free Implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm.
Vulnerable: < 1.0.8
Unaffected: >= 1.0.8
Architectures: All supported architectures
A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in GNU FriBidi.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a memory corruption, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FriBidi users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/fribidi-1.0.8"