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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-8252: libuv: Buffer overflow

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2020-8252: libuv: Buffer overflow

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/18/2020
Created
09/30/2020
Added
09/30/2020
Modified
10/09/2020

Description

The implementation of realpath in libuv < 10.22.1, < 12.18.4, and < 14.9.0 used within Node.js incorrectly determined the buffer size which can result in a buffer overflow if the resolved path is longer than 256 bytes.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libuv

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