Mageia 2019-0150: gpsd security update

    Date10 Apr 2019
    CategoryMageia
    421
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in gpsd versions 2.90 to 3.17. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow remote code execution, data exfiltration, or denial-of service via device crash (CVE-2018-17937).
    MGASA-2019-0150 - Updated gpsd packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 10 Apr 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0150.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6
    CVE: CVE-2018-17937
    
    A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in gpsd versions 2.90 to 3.17.
    Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow remote code
    execution, data exfiltration, or denial-of service via device crash
    (CVE-2018-17937).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24506
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/NPBGYNXS2TXDAYUNJV3HHJKVOBHP45B4/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-17937
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/gpsd-3.16-2.2.mga6
    

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