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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-36430: libass: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-36430: libass: Denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/20/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/11/2022
Modified
08/11/2022

Description

libass 0.15.x before 0.15.1 has a heap-based buffer overflow in decode_chars (called from decode_font and process_text) because the wrong integer data type is used for subtraction.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-libass

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