GLSA-201401-12 : GNUstep Base 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-201401-12
(GNUstep Base library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code. A
local attacker could possibly read arbitrary files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-12.xml

Solution :

All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=gnustep-base/gnustep-base-1.20.1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 13, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

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:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72051 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40005
40062

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1457
CVE-2010-1620