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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201811-06 ] libde265: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:26:14
Message-Id: 6c8080fa-1f44-32fd-6050-27a5efa1a0d9@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201811-06
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: libde265: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 10, 2018
     Bugs: #665520
       ID: 201811-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libde265, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Open h.265 video codec implementation.

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

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-libs/libde265          < 1.0.3                    >= 1.0.3

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libde265. Please
review libde265 changelog referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file using libde265 or linked applications, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All libde265 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libde265-1.0.3"

References
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[ 1 ] libde265 v1.03 Changelog
      https://github.com/strukturag/libde265/compare/v1.0.2...v1.0.3

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-06

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 2018 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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