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<title>PLIB: Buffer overflow vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>A buffer overflow in PLIB might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>June 26, 2016</announced>
<revised>June 26, 2016: 1</revised>
<package name="media-libs/plib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.5-r1</vulnerable>
<p>PLIB includes sound effects, music, a complete 3D engine, font
rendering, a simple Windowing library, a game scripting language, a GUI,
networking, 3D math library and a collection of handy utility functions.
<p>A buffer overflow in PLIB allows user-assisted remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a long error message, as
demonstrated by a crafted acc file for TORCS.
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All PLIB users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot "&gt;=media-libs/plib-1.8.5-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-4620</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:41:25 +0000">b-man</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:59:26 +0000">b-man</metadata>