GLSA-201309-19 : TPP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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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-201309-19
(TPP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

TPP templates may contain a --exec clause, the contents of which are
automatically executed without confirmation from the user.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using TPP, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All TPP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/tpp-1.3.1-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70131 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60720

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2208