A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in GNU Libmicrohttpd.
|net-libs/libmicrohttpd on all architectures
GNU libmicrohttpd is a small C library that makes it easy to run an HTTP server as part of another application. GNU Libmicrohttpd is free software and part of the GNU project.
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in GNU Libmicrohttpd. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A missing bounds check in the post_process_urlencoded function leads to a buffer overflow, allowing a remote attacker to write arbitrary data in an application that uses libmicrohttpd. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU Libmicrohttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">net-libs/libmicrohttpd-0.9.70"
November 25, 2023
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