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|Posted: Sun May 18, 2014 1:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-15 ] util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201405-15)
Date: May 18, 2014
Bug(s): #359759, #450740
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in util-linux, the worst
of which may lead to Denial of Service.
util-linux is a suite of Linux programs including mount and umount,
programs used to mount and unmount filesystems.
Vulnerable: < 2.22.2
Unaffected: >= 2.22.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2"