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Bug 752408 (CVE-2019-19917, CVE-2019-19918) - app-text/lout: Multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-{19917,19918})
Summary: app-text/lout: Multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-{19917,19918})
Alias: CVE-2019-19917, CVE-2019-19918
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [masked]
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-11-03 04:37 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-07-26 15:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-11-03 04:37:51 UTC
* CVE-2019-19917

Lout 3.40 has a buffer overflow in the StringQuotedWord() function in z39.c.

* CVE-2019-19918

Lout 3.40 has a heap-based buffer overflow in the srcnext() function in z02.c.
Comment 1 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-01-23 22:14:08 UTC
No revdeps, m-n, seems dead upstream based on the email thread at $URL. CCing treecleaner.
Comment 2 James Cloos 2021-07-26 15:33:58 UTC
removing such a package over a triviality like this is most unethical.
Comment 3 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-07-26 15:38:39 UTC
(In reply to James Cloos from comment #2)
> removing such a package over a triviality like this is most unethical.

Patches welcome!