Advisory: Mageia Essential and Critical Security Patch Updates

Mageia 2021-0563: botan2 security update

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Updated botan2 packages fix security vulnerability: The ElGamal implementation in Botan through 2.18.1, as used in Thunderbird and other products, allows plaintext recovery because, during interaction between two cryptographic libraries, a certain dangerous combination of the

Mageia 2021-0562: hiredis security update

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Updated hiredis packages fix security vulnerability: It was discovered that there was an integer-overflow vulnerability in hiredis, a C client library for communicating with Redis databases. This occurred within the handling and parsing of 'multi-bulk' replies

Mageia 2021-0561: openssh security update

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Updated openssh packages fix security vulnerability: sshd in OpenSSH 6.2 through 8.x before 8.8, when certain non-default configurations are used, allows privilege escalation because supplemental groups are not initialized as expected. Helper programs for

Mageia 2021-0560: bind security update

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Updated bind packages fix security vulnerability: Kishore Kumar Kothapalli discovered that the lame server cache in BIND, a DNS server implementation, can be abused by an attacker to significantly degrade resolver performance, resulting in denial of service (large delays

Mageia 2021-0559: pjproject security update

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Updated pjproject packages fix security vulnerability: In PJSIP before version 2.11.1, there are a couple of issues found in the SSL socket. First, a race condition between callback and destroy, due to the accepted socket having no group lock. Second, the SSL socket parent/

Mageia 2021-0554: thunderbird security update

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Thunderbird unexpectedly enabled JavaScript in the composition area. The JavaScript execution context was limited to this area and did not receive chrome-level privileges, but could be used as a stepping stone to further an attack with other vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-43528).

Mageia 2021-0553: opencontainers-runc security update

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It was discovered that there was an overflow issue in runc, the runtime for the Open Container Project, often used with Docker. The Netlink 'bytemsg' length field could have allowed an attacker to override Netlink-based container configurations. This vulnerability required the attacker to have some control over the configuration of the container, but

Mageia 2021-0551: firefox security update

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Under certain circumstances, asynchronous functions could have caused a navigation to fail but expose the target URL (CVE-2021-43536). An incorrect type conversion of sizes from 64bit to 32bit integers allowed an attacker to corrupt memory leading to a potentially exploitable crash due to a

Mageia 2021-0549: curaengine security update

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Buffer overflow vulnerability in function stbi__extend_receive in stb_image.h in stb 2.26 via a crafted JPEG file. (CVE-2021-28021) An issue was discovered in stb stb_image.h 1.33 through 2.27. The HDR loader parsed truncated end-of-file RLE scanlines as an infinite sequence

Mageia 2021-0546: libsndfile security update

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Fix heap buffer overflow in flac References: - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29735 - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/G5PZ6UA42VQVTMVACA5DATLOGJQSTNLB/

Mageia 2021-0545: vim security update

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heap-based buffer overflow in find_help_tags() in src/help.c References: - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29730 - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/DRPAI5JVZLI7WHWSBR6NWAPBQAYUQREW/