CentOS Update for liblouis CESA-2017:3111 centos7

Published: 2017-11-05 07:49:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Check the version of liblouis

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Liblouis is an open source braille translator and back-translator named in honor of Louis Braille. It features support for computer and literary braille, supports contracted and uncontracted translation for many languages and has support for hyphenation. New languages can easily be added through tables that support a rule or dictionary based approach. Liblouis also supports math braille (Nemeth and Marburg). Security Fix(es): * Multiple flaws were found in the processing of translation tables in liblouis. An attacker could crash or potentially execute arbitrary code using malicious translation tables. (CVE-2014-8184, CVE-2017-13738, CVE-2017-13740, CVE-2017-13741, CVE-2017-13742, CVE-2017-13743, CVE-2017-13744) The CVE-2014-8184 issue was discovered by Raphael Sanchez Prudencio (Red Hat).

Affected Versions:
liblouis on CentOS 7

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8184
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13738
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13740
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13741
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13742
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13743
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13744

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-November/022612.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2017-11-05
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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