Package "libice"

Name: libice


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • X11 Inter-Client Exchange library (development headers)
  • documentation for the X11 ICE protocol and library
  • X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
  • X11 Inter-Client Exchange library (debug package)

Latest version: 2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: security
Repository: main


Other versions of "libice" in Bionic

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updates main 2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

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Version: 2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1 2022-11-28 08:06:19 UTC

  libice (2:1.0.9-2ubuntu0.18.04.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Weak Entropy Usage in Session Keys
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-2626.patch: Use getentropy() if
      arc4random_buf() is not available
    - CVE-2017-2626

 -- Nishit Majithia <email address hidden> Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:54:50 +0530

CVE-2017-2626 It was discovered that libICE before 1.0.9-8 used a weak entropy to generate keys. A local attacker could potentially use this flaw for session hijac

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