GLSA-201111-08 : radvd: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201111-08
(radvd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain escalated
privileges, escalate the privileges of the radvd process, overwrite files
with specific names, or cause a Denial of Service. Local attackers may be
able to overwrite the contents of arbitrary files using symlinks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201111-08.xml

Solution :

All radvd users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/radvd-1.8.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56904 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50395

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3601
CVE-2011-3602
CVE-2011-3603
CVE-2011-3604
CVE-2011-3605