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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201812-10 ] GKSu Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GKSu: Arbitrary command execution (GLSA 201812-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-12-30
Bug(s): #534540
ID: 201812-10

Synopsis

A vulnerability in GKSu might allow attackers to execute arbitrary
commands.


Background

A library that provides a Gtk+ frontend to su and sudo.

Affected Packages

Package: x11-libs/gksu
Vulnerable: <= 2.0.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability was discovered in GKSu’s gksu-run-helper.

Impact

An attacker could execute arbitrary commands.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Gentoo has discontinued support for GKSu and recommends that users
unmerge the package:
Code:
# emerge --unmerge "x11-libs/gksu"
   


References

CVE-2014-2886
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