Mageia 2020-0061: libbsd security update

    Date27 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that libbsd incorrectly handled certain strings, due to an out-of-bounds read during a comparison for a symbol name from the string table (strtab) in nlist.c. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information (CVE-2019-20367).
    MGASA-2020-0061 - Updated libbsd packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 28 Jan 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0061.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-20367
    
    It was discovered that libbsd incorrectly handled certain strings, due
    to an out-of-bounds read during a comparison for a symbol name from the
    string table (strtab) in nlist.c. An attacker could possibly use this
    issue to access sensitive information (CVE-2019-20367).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26132
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4243-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-20367
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libbsd-0.9.1-3.1.mga7
    
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