[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202107-13 ] GLib: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Severity: Normal Title: GLib: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: July 07, 2021 Bugs: #768753, #775632 ID: 202107-13
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Synopsis ========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GLib, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
Background ==========
GLib is a library providing a number of GNOME’s core objects and functions.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 dev-libs/glib < 2.66.8 >= 2.66.8
Description ===========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GLib. 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 ==========
All GLib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=dev-libs/glib-2.66.8”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-27218 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-27218 [ 2 ] CVE-2021-27219 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-27219 [ 3 ] CVE-2021-28153 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-28153
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-13
Concerns? =========
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 bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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