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    Mageia 2021-0051: blosc security update

    Date 22 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in the blosc library. Depending on how the library is used, if there is a lack of space to write compressed data, an attacker might exploit this flaw to crash the program or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-29367).
    MGASA-2021-0051 - Updated blosc packages fix a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 22 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0051.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-29367
    
    A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in the blosc library.
    Depending on how the library is used, if there is a lack of space to write
    compressed data, an attacker might exploit this flaw to crash the program or
    potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-29367).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27953
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/VPTII3AXCRZZGBCOLCFY7HQI24L2PGVQ/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-29367
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/blosc-1.20.1-1.mga7
    

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