GLSA-201701-14 : LZO: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-14
(LZO: Multiple vulnerabilities)

LZO is vulnerable to an integer overflow condition in the
“lzo1x_decompress_safe” function which could result in a possible
buffer overrun when processing maliciously crafted compressed input data.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted compressed input data
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or arbitrary code
execution.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-14

Solution :

All LZO users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/lzo-2.08'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96245 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4607

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