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Bug 842843 - sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm version bump
Summary: sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm version bump
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-05-05 23:14 UTC by François Bissey
Modified: 2024-04-24 03:46 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description François Bissey 2022-05-05 23:14:27 UTC
A new version of gmp-ecm has been released yesterday (7.0.5).

I am currently testing a branch and will push once everything looks in order.

The new release includes fixes for all the issues requiring patch previously.

The new release has support for cuda but I cannot test it (I currently have an intel card). But the build system for the cuda driver looks far more robust than cholmod for example.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-05-06 11:44:41 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 99942c6ca1519833a3557de313fff0056788f71f
Author:     François Bissey <>
AuthorDate: 2022-05-05 23:31:46 +0000
Commit:     Michael Orlitzky <>
CommitDate: 2022-05-06 11:42:34 +0000

    sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm: upstream bump
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.30, Repoman-3.0.3
    Signed-off-by: François René Pierre Bissey <>
    Signed-off-by: Michael Orlitzky <>

 sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm/Manifest             |  1 +
 sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm/gmp-ecm-7.0.5.ebuild | 63 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 sci-mathematics/gmp-ecm/metadata.xml         |  3 ++
 3 files changed, 67 insertions(+)
Comment 2 measrasy 2024-04-24 03:46:09 UTC

"Modules for TCP syslog reception have a heap buffer overflow when octet-counted framing is used. The attacker can corrupt heap values, leading to data integrity issues and availability impact. Remote code execution is unlikely to happen but not impossible."