RedHat: RHSA-2019-4361:01 Important: fribidi security update

    Date 22 Dec 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for fribidi is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: fribidi security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:4361-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4361
    Issue date:        2019-12-23
    CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18397 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for fribidi is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    A library to handle bidirectional scripts (for example Hebrew, Arabic), so
    that the display is done in the proper way, while the text data itself is
    always written in logical order.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * fribidi: buffer overflow in fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels_ex() in
    lib/fribidi-bidi.c leading to denial of service and possible code execution
    (CVE-2019-18397)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1768750 - CVE-2019-18397 fribidi: buffer overflow in fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels_ex() in lib/fribidi-bidi.c leading to denial of service and possible code execution
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):
    
    Source:
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    fribidi-debuginfo-1.0.4-7.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    fribidi-debugsource-1.0.4-7.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    fribidi-devel-1.0.4-7.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    fribidi-debuginfo-1.0.4-7.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    fribidi-debugsource-1.0.4-7.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    fribidi-devel-1.0.4-7.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    fribidi-debuginfo-1.0.4-7.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    fribidi-debugsource-1.0.4-7.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    fribidi-devel-1.0.4-7.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.i686.rpm
    fribidi-1.0.4-7.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    fribidi-debuginfo-1.0.4-7.el8_1.i686.rpm
    fribidi-debuginfo-1.0.4-7.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    fribidi-debugsource-1.0.4-7.el8_1.i686.rpm
    fribidi-debugsource-1.0.4-7.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    fribidi-devel-1.0.4-7.el8_1.i686.rpm
    fribidi-devel-1.0.4-7.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18397
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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