Gentoo: GLSA-202004-05: ledger: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 01 Apr 2020
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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ledger, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202004-05
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: ledger: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: April 01, 2020
         Bugs: #627060
           ID: 202004-05
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ledger, the worst of which
    could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Ledger is a powerful, double-entry accounting system that is accessed
    from the UNIX command-line.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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      1  app-office/ledger            < 3.1.2                    >= 3.1.2
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ledger. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
    file using ledger, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
    with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All ledger users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/ledger-3.1.2"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2017-12481
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12481
    [ 2 ] CVE-2017-12482
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12482
    [ 3 ] CVE-2017-2807
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2807
    [ 4 ] CVE-2017-2808
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2808
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-05
    
    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
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    License
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    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
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