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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202208-04
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 Severity: Low
    Title: libmcpp: Denial of service
     Date: August 04, 2022
     Bugs: #718808
       ID: 202208-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in libmcpp could result in a denial of service
condition.

Background
==========

libmcpp is a portable C/C++ preprocessor.

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

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-cpp/libmcpp            < 2.7.2_p5                >= 2.7.2_p5 

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

A buffer overflow and an out-of-bounds read vulnerability have been
discovered in libmcpp, which could be exploited for denial of service.

Impact
======

An attacker that can provide crafted input to libmcpp could achieve denial of service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libmcpp users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-cpp/libmcpp-2.7.2_p5"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-14274
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14274

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202208-04

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2022 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-202208-04: libmcpp: Denial of service

Summary

A buffer overflow and an out-of-bounds read vulnerability have been discovered in libmcpp, which could be exploited for denial of service.

Resolution

All libmcpp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-cpp/libmcpp-2.7.2_p5"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-14274 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14274

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202208-04

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 [email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Low
Title: libmcpp: Denial of service
Date: August 04, 2022
Bugs: #718808
ID: 202208-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities in libmcpp could result in a denial of service condition.

Background

libmcpp is a portable C/C++ preprocessor.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-cpp/libmcpp < 2.7.2_p5 >= 2.7.2_p5

Impact

An attacker that can provide crafted input to libmcpp could achieve denial of service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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