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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2014 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-15 ] util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201405-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: May 18, 2014
Bug(s): #359759, #450740
ID: 201405-15

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in util-linux, the worst
of which may lead to Denial of Service.


Background

util-linux is a suite of Linux programs including mount and umount,
programs used to mount and unmount filesystems.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-apps/util-linux
Vulnerable: < 2.22.2
Unaffected: >= 2.22.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition,
trigger corruption of /etc/mtab, obtain sensitive information, or have
other unspecified impact.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2"
   


References

CVE-2011-1675
CVE-2011-1676
CVE-2011-1677
CVE-2013-0157
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