Debian Security Advisory DSA libfribidi

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Debian Security Advisory DSA libfribidi, stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in fribidi.

An implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm algorithm, could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code, when processing a large number of unicode isolate directional characters.

GNU FriBidi is an implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm (bidi). GNU FriBidi has no required dependencies.

The list of projects using GNU FriBidi is growing and they provide a wealth of examples of everything from blog creation to social networks, using the various APIs to learn from.

Debian Security Advisory DSA libfribidi.

Package: fribidi
CVE ID: CVE-2019-18397
Debian Bug: 944327

Alex Murray discovered a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in fribidi.

An implementation of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm algorithm, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code, when processing a large number of unicode isolate directional characters.

For the stable distribution Debian 10 "Buster", this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.5-3.1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fribidi packages.

For the detailed security status of fribidi please refer to its security tracker page.

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