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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-02
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libical, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 3.0.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-5823, CVE-2016-5824
MD5 | ce3588b4e2578efcd0dfffc0bcb5ac7f

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Libical: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: April 02, 2019
Bugs: #587572, #587574
ID: 201904-02

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Libical, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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An Open Source implementation of the iCalendar protocols and protocol
data units.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-libs/libical < 3.0.0 >= 3.0.0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Libical. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Libical users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">Þv-libs/libical-3.0.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-5823
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5823
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-5824
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5824

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-02

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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