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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-28 ] GNOME desktop library Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNOME desktop library: Security bypass (GLSA 201908-28)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2019-08-31
Bug(s): #692782
ID: 201908-28

Synopsis

A vulnerability in the GNOME desktop library may allow attackers to
escape the sandbox.


Background

Library with common API for various GNOME modules.

Affected Packages

Package: gnome-base/gnome-desktop
Vulnerable: < 3.30.2.3
Unaffected: >= 3.30.2.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability was discovered in the GNOME desktop library which allows
an attacker to escape the sandbox.


Impact

A local attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNOME desktop library users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=gnome-base/gnome-desktop-3.30.2.3"
   


References

CVE-2019-11460
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