nghttp2: Heap-use-after-free

2016-12-04T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201612-06
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-12-04T00:00:00

Description

Background

Nghttp2 is an implementation of HTTP/2 and its header compression algorithm HPACK in C.

Description

A heap-use-after-free vulnerability has been discovered in nghttp2. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact

The impact of the vulnerability is still unknown.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All nghttp2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/nghttp2-1.6.0"