RHSA-2021:4526 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An update for mingw-glib2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
GLib provides the core application building blocks for libraries and applications written in C. It provides the core object system used in GNOME, the main loop implementation, and a large set of utility functions for strings and common data structures.
The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: mingw-glib2 (2.66.7). (BZ#1935248, BZ#1939111)
- glib: integer overflow in g_bytes_new function on 64-bit platforms due to an implicit cast from 64 bits to 32 bits (CVE-2021-27219)
- glib: integer overflow in g_byte_array_new_take function when called with a buffer of 4GB or more on a 64-bit platform (CVE-2021-27218)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64 8 x86_64
Red Hat CodeReady Linux Builder for x86_64 8