GLSA-201810-05 : xkbcommon: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118505
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-05 (xkbcommon: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxkbcommon. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could supply a specially crafted keymap file possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libxkbcommon users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libxkbcommon-0.8.2'