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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2018 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-10 ] Zsh Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Zsh: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2018-05-26
Bug(s): #649614, #651860, #655708
ID: 201805-10

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Zsh, the worst of which
could allow local attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

A shell designed for interactive use, although it is also a powerful
scripting language.


Affected Packages

Package: app-shells/zsh
Vulnerable: < 5.5
Unaffected: >= 5.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, or
cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Zsh users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-shells/zsh-5.5"
   


References

CVE-2017-18205
CVE-2017-18206
CVE-2018-1071
CVE-2018-1083
CVE-2018-1100
CVE-2018-7548
CVE-2018-7549
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