[ALSA-2020:1708] Moderate: liblouis security and bug fix update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-04-28
Description:
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): * liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in function includeFile in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-11684) * liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in function compileHyphenation in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-11685) * liblouis: Segmentation fault in logging.c:lou_logPrint() (CVE-2018-11577) * liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-12085) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • liblouis-2.6.2-21.el8.i686.rpm
  • liblouis-2.6.2-21.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-louis-2.6.2-21.el8.noarch.rpm
Notes:
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