Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU Readline, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||sys-libs/readline on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.0|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.0|
The GNU Readline library provides a set of functions for use by applications that allow users to edit command lines as they are typed in.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Readline. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU Readline users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/readline-8.0"
June 13, 2020
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