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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201904-23 ] GLib: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:52:10
Message-Id: 20190422233702.GF32445@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-23
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: GLib: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 22, 2019
     Bugs: #668474
       ID: 201904-23

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GLib, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

GLib is a library providing a number of GNOME's core objects and
functions.

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

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  dev-libs/glib                < 2.56.4                  >= 2.56.4 

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GLib. Please review
the referenced bug for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced bugs for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GLib users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/glib-2.56.4"

References
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Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-23

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 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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