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|Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201812-10 ] GKSu
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GKSu: Arbitrary command execution (GLSA 201812-10)
A vulnerability in GKSu might allow attackers to execute arbitrary
A library that provides a Gtk+ frontend to su and sudo.
Vulnerable: <= 2.0.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in GKSu’s gksu-run-helper.
An attacker could execute arbitrary commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
Gentoo has discontinued support for GKSu and recommends that users
unmerge the package:
|# emerge --unmerge "x11-libs/gksu"