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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201612-38
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Botan: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: December 13, 2016
     Bugs: #574034
       ID: 201612-38

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

Background
=========
Botan (Japanese for peony) is a cryptography library written in C++11.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-libs/botan              < 1.10.12                 >= 1.10.12 

Description
==========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Botan. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All Botan users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/botan-1.10.12"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2016-2194
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2194
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-2195
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2195

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-38

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

License
======
Copyright 2016 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/

Gentoo: GLSA-201612-38: Botan: Multiple vulnerabilities

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

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Botan. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Resolution

All Botan users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/botan-1.10.12"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-2194 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2194 [ 2 ] CVE-2016-2195 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2195

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-38

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

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: Botan: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 13, 2016
Bugs: #574034
ID: 201612-38

Synopsis

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

Background

Botan (Japanese for peony) is a cryptography library written in C++11.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-libs/botan < 1.10.12 >= 1.10.12

Impact

===== A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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