GLSA-201310-15 : GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201310-15
(GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A local attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of
the user running an Automake-based build.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Automake users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-devel/automake-1.11.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70650 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37378

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4029