Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202107-47 ≈ Packet Storm

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202107-47
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: libpano13: Format string vulnerability
Date: July 20, 2021
Bugs: #780486
ID: 202107-47

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Synopsis
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A format string vulnerability has been found in libpano13, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution.

Background
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libpano13 is Helmut Dersch's panorama toolbox library.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-libs/libpano13 < 2.9.20 >= 2.9.20

Description
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A format string issue exists within panoFileOutputNamesCreate() where
unvalidated input is passed directly into the formatter.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using libpano13, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All libpano13 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libpano13-2.9.20"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-20307
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20307

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-47

Concerns?
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confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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License
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