[ALSA-2021:1702] Moderate: brotli security update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-05-18
Description:
Brotli is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding and 2nd order context modeling, with a compression ratio comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods. It is similar in speed with deflate but offers more dense compression. Security Fix(es): * brotli: buffer overflow when input chunk is larger than 2GiB (CVE-2020-8927) 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.
References:
Updated packages:
  • brotli-1.0.6-3.el8.i686.rpm
  • brotli-1.0.6-3.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • brotli-devel-1.0.6-3.el8.i686.rpm
  • brotli-devel-1.0.6-3.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • python3-brotli-1.0.6-3.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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