Mageia 2019-0325: fribidi security update

    Date14 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
    81
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated fribidi packages fix security vulnerability: A stack buffer overflow in the fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels_ex() function in lib/fribidi-bidi.c of GNU FriBidi 1.0.0 through 1.0.7 allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
    MGASA-2019-0325 - Updated fribidi packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 14 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0325.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-18397
    
    Updated fribidi packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    A stack buffer overflow in the fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels_ex()
    function in lib/fribidi-bidi.c of GNU FriBidi 1.0.0 through 1.0.7 allows
    an attacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
    code by delivering crafted text content to a user, when this content is
    then rendered by an  application that uses FriBidi for text layout
    calculations (CVE-2019-18397).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25673
    - https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/11/08/5
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-18397
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/fribidi-1.0.5-2.1.mga7
    

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