[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202107-47 ] libpano13: Format string vulnerability

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Severity: Normal Title: libpano13: Format string vulnerability Date: July 20, 2021 Bugs: #780486 ID: 202107-47
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Synopsis ========
A format string vulnerability has been found in libpano13, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.
Background ==========
libpano13 is Helmut Dersch’s panorama toolbox library.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 media-libs/libpano13 < 2.9.20 >= 2.9.20
Description ===========
A format string issue exists within panoFileOutputNamesCreate() where unvalidated input is passed directly into the formatter.
Impact ======
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file using libpano13, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All libpano13 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=media-libs/libpano13-2.9.20”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-20307 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20307
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-47
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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