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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-36

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-36
Posted Mar 16, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-36 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libvorbis, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 1.3.6-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-14160, CVE-2018-10392, CVE-2018-10393
SHA-256 | 5ccec66844e570e26e65f39f169a9e36ba4c0bd2a8c3ff8effc4e0dc704b145e

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-36

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Severity: Normal
Title: libvorbis: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 16, 2020
Bugs: #631646, #699862
ID: 202003-36

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

libvorbis is the reference implementation of the Xiph.org Ogg Vorbis
audio file format. It is used by many applications for playback of Ogg
Vorbis files.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/libvorbis < 1.3.6-r1 >= 1.3.6-r1

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted
audio file, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libvorbis users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libvorbis-1.3.6-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-14160
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14160
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-10392
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10392
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-10393
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10393

Availability
============

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-36

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 2020 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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