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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202403-01
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Tox: Remote Code Execution
     Date: March 03, 2024
     Bugs: #829650
       ID: 202403-01

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been discovered in Tox which may lead to remote code
execution.

Background
==========

Tox is easy-to-use software that connects you with friends and family
without anyone else listening in.

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

Package       Vulnerable    Unaffected
------------  ------------  ------------
net-libs/tox  < 0.2.13      >= 0.2.13

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

A vulnerability has been discovered in btrbk. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A stack-based buffer overflow allows remote attackers to crash the
process or potentially execute arbitrary code via a network packet.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Tox users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/tox-0.2.13"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-44847
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-44847

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202403-01

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 2024 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-202403-01: Tox: Remote Code Execution

A vulnerability has been discovered in Tox which may lead to remote code execution.

Summary

A vulnerability has been discovered in btrbk. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Resolution

All Tox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/tox-0.2.13"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2021-44847 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-44847

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202403-01

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: Tox: Remote Code Execution
Date: March 03, 2024
Bugs: #829650
ID: 202403-01

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been discovered in Tox which may lead to remote code execution.

Background

Tox is easy-to-use software that connects you with friends and family without anyone else listening in.

Affected Packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected ------------ ------------ ------------ net-libs/tox < 0.2.13 >= 0.2.13

Impact

A stack-based buffer overflow allows remote attackers to crash the process or potentially execute arbitrary code via a network packet.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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