GLSA-200408-09 : Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-09
(Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability)

Improper handling of a specially crafted URL allows access to the
server's filesystem, which could contain sensitive information.

Impact :

An attacker could view files owned by the user running Roundup. This
will never be root however, as Roundup will not run as root.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Roundup.

See also :

Solution :

All Roundup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=www-apps/roundup-0.7.6'
# emerge '>=www-apps/roundup-0.7.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14565 (gentoo_GLSA-200408-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1444