[ GLSA 201803-13 ] PLIB: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

\n\n
–rJwd6BRFiFCcLxzm
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Disposition: inline
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201803-13
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
https://security.gentoo.org/
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Severity: Normal
Title: PLIB: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: March 26, 2018
Bugs: #440762
ID: 201803-13

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Synopsis
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

A vulnerability in PLIB may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code.

Background
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

PLIB includes sound effects, music, a complete 3D engine, font
rendering, a simple Windowing library, a game scripting language, a
GUI, networking, 3D math library and a collection of handy utility
functions.

Affected packages
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

——————————————————————-
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
——————————————————————-
1 media-libs/plib =3D 1.8.5-r1=20

Description
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

A stack-based buffer overflow within the error function of
ssg/ssgParser.cxx was discovered in PLIB.

Impact
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted 3d
model file, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the process.

Workaround
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

All PLIB users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=3Dmedia-libs/plib-1.8.5-r1″

References
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-4552
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4552

Availability
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201803-13

Concerns?
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

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
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D

Copyright 2018 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.

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

–rJwd6BRFiFCcLxzm
Content-Type: application/pgp-signature; name=”signature.asc”
Content-Description: Digital signature

—–BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE—–

iQEzBAEBCAAdFiEEiDRK3jyVBE/RkymqpRQw84X1dt0FAlq5H78ACgkQpRQw84X1
dt0QsAf8DZoVTQD0lQ2/xbbkXiTF7Olfra8MQTcYuc3FvC3qFW5PFz5iYdpUlDGC
Mj6GBb2XUmJGHEAWyHhS2YmJegH3ZF+uowLitzbLzKOShQFWnpNATnCoXEnumFJx
dSGnZHrG4FfpXepLyTowPpGgZW69F1Q/RUVCV7Zjy0WchVlGM040bQeiz4M29Lu1
7J7m4owbXiFRzS3iCJrscy8tXqh8qUan4/H/yuh9rLvh2PBqy9U92ta94j3dG22x
Rn/jmvLtNX4BCByH/rEM5w7LfRKOqTsfDQa1cYGL4q8m1ahGsCxMCjOCcJNfZFrQ
m0asO5+LjyA7dPYKLcAbqWTSsMpjyg==
=OIuf
—–END PGP SIGNATURE—–

–rJwd6BRFiFCcLxzm–