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Bug 635110 - www-client/elinks bundles a copy of gettext
Summary: www-client/elinks bundles a copy of gettext
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Felix Janda
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Keywords: NeedPatch
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Blocks: bundled-libs
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Reported: 2017-10-22 21:27 UTC by Andreas K. Hüttel
Modified: 2020-05-19 18:11 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Andreas K. Hüttel gentoo-dev 2017-10-22 21:27:08 UTC
www-client/elinks bundles a copy of gettext, which is statically linked into the binary. That's a security vulnerability waiting to happen.

See also bug 635090.
Comment 1 Sam James gentoo-dev Security 2020-05-19 18:11:51 UTC
Ping.