MGASA-2020-0398 - Updated libuv packages a fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 08 Nov 2020
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0398.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-8252

The implementation of realpath in libuv before 1.39 incorrectly determined the
buffer size which can result in a buffer overflow if the resolved path is
longer than 256 bytes (CVE-2020-8252).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27403
- https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4548-1
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/GRACEATF77QULUT3WY4JG54X5ZI4OUWO/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8252

SRPMS:
- 7/core/libuv-1.34.2-1.1.mga7