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FS#71554 - [aspell] [Security] arbitrary code execution (CVE-2019-25051)

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 08:21 GMT
Last edited by David Runge (dvzrv) - Wednesday, 02 November 2022, 08:36 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Felix Yan (felixonmars)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No



The package aspell is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution via CVE-2019-25051.


Applying commit 0718b375425aad8e54e1150313b862e4c6fd324a referenced below fixes the issue.

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Closed by  David Runge (dvzrv)
Wednesday, 02 November 2022, 08:36 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed with aspell 0.60.8-3
Comment by T.J. Townsend (blakkheim) - Saturday, 29 October 2022, 20:15 GMT
Unfortunate that this hasn't been fixed yet. Upstream hasn't cut a release since 2019 either.

The attached diff fixes it.
Comment by David Runge (dvzrv) - Monday, 31 October 2022, 14:46 GMT
The fix is now applied in [testing] in aspell 0.60.8-3.
Please test and give feedback.