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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202212-07

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202212-07
Posted Dec 29, 2022
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202212-7 - An integer overflow vulnerability has been found in libksba which could result in remote code execution. Versions less than 1.6.3 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, overflow, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2022-3515, CVE-2022-47629
SHA-256 | ac69401436c9a575a37a5e7c9a25d6ebc19a3536a7758cb526dd48036ce3f6b7

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202212-07

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Severity: High
Title: libksba: Remote Code Execution
Date: December 28, 2022
Bugs: #877453
ID: 202212-07

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Synopsis
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An integer overflow vulnerability has been found in libksba which could
result in remote code execution.

Background
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Libksba is a X.509 and CMS (PKCS#7) library.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-libs/libksba < 1.6.3 >= 1.6.3

Description
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An integer overflow in parsing ASN.1 objects could lead to a buffer
overflow.

Impact
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Crafted ASN.1 objects could trigger an integer overflow and buffer
overflow to result in remote code execution.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All libksba users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">Þv-libs/libksba-1.6.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2022-3515
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-3515
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-47629
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-47629

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/202212-07

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 2022 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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