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A Leptonica security update has been released for Gentoo Linux:

[ GLSA 202312-01 ] Leptonica: Multiple Vulnerabilities




[ GLSA 202312-01 ] Leptonica: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202312-01
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Leptonica: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: December 18, 2023
Bugs: #649752, #869416
ID: 202312-01

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Synopsis
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Several vulnerabilities have been found in Leptonice, the worst of which
could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
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Leptonica is a C library for image processing and analysis.

Affected packages
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Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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media-libs/leptonica < 1.81.0 >= 1.81.0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Leptonica. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Leptonica users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/leptonica-1.81.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-18196
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-18196
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-7186
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7186
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-7247
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7247
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-7440
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7440
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-7441
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7441
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-7442
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-7442
[ 7 ] CVE-2022-38266
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-38266

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202312-01

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
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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