Simple DirectMedia Layer: Multiple vulnerabilities

2019-09-08T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201909-07
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2019-09-08T00:00:00

Description

Background

Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform development library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware via OpenGL and Direct3D.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Simple DirectMedia Layer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted audio or video, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Simple DirectMedia Layer users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/libsdl2-2.0.10"