Gentoo: GLSA-201904-23: GLib: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date22 Apr 2019
    CategoryGentoo
    805
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GLib, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-23
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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
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  dev-libs/glib                < 2.56.4                  >= 2.56.4 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    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
    ==========
    
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    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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