Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Botan, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-libs/botan on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.10.12|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.10.12|
Botan (Japanese for peony) is a cryptography library written in C++11.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Botan. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Botan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/botan-1.10.12"
December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016: 2