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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202210-15
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 Severity: Low
    Title: GDAL: Heap Buffer Overflow
     Date: October 31, 2022
     Bugs: #830370
       ID: 202210-15

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Synopsis
========

A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been found in GDAL which could
result in denial of service.

Background
==========

GDAL is a geospatial data abstraction library.

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

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  sci-libs/gdal              < 3.4.1                      >= 3.4.1

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

GDAL does not sufficiently sanitize input when loading PCIDSK binary
segments.

Impact
======

Loading crafted PCIDSK data via GDAL could result in denial of service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GDAL users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sci-libs/gdal-3.4.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-45943
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-45943

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-15

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-202210-15: GDAL: Heap Buffer Overflow

Summary

GDAL does not sufficiently sanitize input when loading PCIDSK binary segments.

Resolution

All GDAL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sci-libs/gdal-3.4.1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-45943 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-45943

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-15

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: GDAL: Heap Buffer Overflow
Date: October 31, 2022
Bugs: #830370
ID: 202210-15

Synopsis

A heap buffer overflow vulnerability has been found in GDAL which could result in denial of service.

Background

GDAL is a geospatial data abstraction library.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sci-libs/gdal < 3.4.1 >= 3.4.1

Impact

Loading crafted PCIDSK data via GDAL could result in denial of service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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