Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 202003-63 ] GNU IDN Library 2
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 12 May 2004
Posts: 2331

PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-63 ] GNU IDN Library 2 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU IDN Library 2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202003-63)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-03-30
Bug(s): #697752
ID: 202003-63

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU IDN Library 2, the
worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

GNU IDN Library 2 is an implementation of the IDNA2008 + TR46
specifications (RFC 5890, RFC 5891, RFC 5892, RFC 5893, TR 46).


Affected Packages

Package: net-dns/libidn2
Vulnerable: < 2.2.0
Unaffected: >= 2.2.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU IDN Library 2.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could send specially crafted input, possibly resulting
in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process,
impersonation of domains or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU IDN Library 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/libidn2-2.2.0"
   


References

CVE-2019-12290
CVE-2019-18224
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum