what you don't know can hurt you

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-63

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-63
Posted Mar 30, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-63 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU IDN Library 2, the worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.2.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2019-12290, CVE-2019-18224
MD5 | f1700aa0a875c05fb47f2d7447393006

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202003-63

Change Mirror Download
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202003-63
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Severity: Normal
Title: GNU IDN Library 2: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 30, 2020
Bugs: #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 / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 net-dns/libidn2 < 2.2.0 >= 2.2.0

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/libidn2-2.2.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-12290
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12290
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-18224
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-18224

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-63

Concerns?
=========

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
=======

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
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

May 2020

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    May 1st
    14 Files
  • 2
    May 2nd
    3 Files
  • 3
    May 3rd
    1 Files
  • 4
    May 4th
    18 Files
  • 5
    May 5th
    15 Files
  • 6
    May 6th
    21 Files
  • 7
    May 7th
    15 Files
  • 8
    May 8th
    19 Files
  • 9
    May 9th
    1 Files
  • 10
    May 10th
    2 Files
  • 11
    May 11th
    18 Files
  • 12
    May 12th
    39 Files
  • 13
    May 13th
    15 Files
  • 14
    May 14th
    17 Files
  • 15
    May 15th
    17 Files
  • 16
    May 16th
    2 Files
  • 17
    May 17th
    2 Files
  • 18
    May 18th
    15 Files
  • 19
    May 19th
    21 Files
  • 20
    May 20th
    15 Files
  • 21
    May 21st
    15 Files
  • 22
    May 22nd
    6 Files
  • 23
    May 23rd
    1 Files
  • 24
    May 24th
    1 Files
  • 25
    May 25th
    2 Files
  • 26
    May 26th
    23 Files
  • 27
    May 27th
    13 Files
  • 28
    May 28th
    18 Files
  • 29
    May 29th
    17 Files
  • 30
    May 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    May 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2020 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close