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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202010-05

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202010-05
Posted Oct 20, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202010-5 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in LibRaw, the worst of which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 0.20.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-24889, CVE-2020-24890
MD5 | 76e91535a6c1e9a6c0ee52a16e658865

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202010-05

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Severity: Normal
Title: LibRaw: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 20, 2020
Bugs: #744190
ID: 202010-05

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in LibRaw, the worst of which
may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

LibRaw is a library for reading RAW files obtained from digital photo
cameras.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/libraw < 0.20.0 >= 0.20.0

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using an application linked against LibRaw, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All LibRaw users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libraw-0.20.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-24889
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-24889
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-24890
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-24890

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202010-05

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

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