Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Fossil, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
|Package||dev-vcs/fossil on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.12.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.12.1|
Fossil is a simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management system.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Fossil. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted repository using Fossil, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Fossil users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/fossil-2.12.1"
November 03, 2020
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