Linux bugs while probing GNOME


libcue provides an API for parsing and extracting data from CUE sheets. Versions 2.2.1 and prior are vulnerable to out-of-bounds array access. A user of the GNOME desktop environment can be exploited by downloading a cue sheet from a malicious webpage. Because the file is saved to ~/Downloads, it is then automatically scanned by tracker-miners. And because it has a .cue filename extension, tracker-miners use libcue to parse the file. The file exploits the vulnerability in libcue to gain code execution.

I guess we are fine on Arch:

$ pacman -Ss libcue
extra/libcue 2.3.0-1
Parses so-called cue sheets and handles the parsed data

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