GLSA-201110-08 : feh: 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-201110-08
(feh: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in feh. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A malicious entity might entice a user to visit a URL using the
--wget-timestamp option, thus executing arbitrary commands via shell
metacharacters
a malicious local user could perform a symlink attack and
overwrite arbitrary files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-08.xml

Solution :

All feh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/feh-1.12'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56501 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2246
CVE-2011-0702
CVE-2011-1031