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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-28 ] re2c Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: re2c: Buffer overflow (GLSA 202007-28)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #718350
ID: 202007-28

Synopsis

A vulnerability in re2c could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

re2c is a tool for generating C-based recognizers from regular
expressions.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-util/re2c
Vulnerable: < 1.3-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.3-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A heap buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in re2c.

Impact

An attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All re2c users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/re2c-1.3-r1"
   


References

CVE-2020-11958
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