A heap-based buffer overflow in GNU FriBidi might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-libs/fribidi on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.0.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.0.8|
The Free Implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm.
A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in GNU FriBidi.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a memory corruption, 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 FriBidi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/fribidi-1.0.8"
March 19, 2020
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