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    Mageia 2020-0385: brotli security update

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    A buffer overflow exists in the Brotli library versions prior to 1.0.8 where an attacker controlling the input length of a "one-shot" decompression request to a script can trigger a crash, which happens when copying over chunks of data larger than 2 GiB (CVE-2020-8927).
    MGASA-2020-0385 - Updated brotli packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 16 Oct 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0385.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-8927
    
    A buffer overflow exists in the Brotli library versions prior to 1.0.8 where an
    attacker controlling the input length of a "one-shot" decompression request to
    a script can trigger a crash, which happens when copying over chunks of data
    larger than 2 GiB (CVE-2020-8927).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27406
    - https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4568-1
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8927
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/brotli-1.0.7-2.1.mga7
    

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