GLSA-201011-01 : GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201011-01
(GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in glibc, amongst others the
widely-known recent LD_AUDIT and $ORIGIN issues. For further
information please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact :

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code as root, cause a Denial
of Service, or gain privileges. Additionally, a user-assisted remote
attacker could cause the execution of arbitrary code, and a
context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201011-01.xml

Solution :

All GNU C library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.11.2-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50605 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36443
40063
44154
44347

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4880
CVE-2009-4881
CVE-2010-0296
CVE-2010-0830
CVE-2010-3847
CVE-2010-3856