RATA: [ GLSA 200604-10 zgv: Heap overflow
Posted on: 06/11/2006 11:12 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - zgv: Heap overflow. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE] GLSA 200604-10:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: zgv: Heap overflow
Date: April 21, 2006
Updated: June 10, 2006
Bugs: #127008
ID: 200604-10:02

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Errata
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The fixed zgv ebuild proposed in the initial version of this Security
Advisory did not address all the vulnerabilities of the zgv package.

The corrected sections appear below.

Affected packages
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The corrected list of affected packages is as follows:

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/xzgv lt; 0.8-r2 gt;= 0.8-r2
2 media-gfx/zgv lt; 5.9 gt;= 5.9
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2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
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Resolution
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All zgv users should also upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=media-gfx/zgv-5.9"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200604-10.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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