Advisories ยป MGASA-2021-0241

Updated upx packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 08 Jun 2021
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7 , 8
CVE: CVE-2020-24119 , CVE-2021-20285


The updated package fixes security vulnerabilities:

A heap buffer overflow read was discovered in upx 4.0.0, because the
check in p_lx_elf.cpp is not perfect. (CVE-2020-24119)

A flaw was found in upx canPack in p_lx_elf.cpp in UPX 3.96. This flaw
allows attackers to cause a denial of service (SEGV or buffer overflow
and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impacts via a
crafted ELF. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system
availability. (CVE-2021-20285)