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|Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201310-15 ] GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201310-15)
Date: October 25, 2013
Bug(s): #295357, #426336
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU Automake, allowing
local arbitrary command execution with the privileges of the user running
an Automake-based build.
GNU Automake is a tool for automatically generating Makefile.in files
compliant with the GNU Coding Standards.
Vulnerable: < 1.11.6
Unaffected: >= 1.11.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Automake. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of
the user running an Automake-based build.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Automake users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/automake-1.11.6"