GLSA-201404-04 : Crack: Arbitrary code execution

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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-201404-04
(Crack: Arbitrary code execution)

An XML parameter parsing vulnerability has been discovered in Crack.

Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or bypass security restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Crack users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-ruby/crack-0.3.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73393 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58274

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1800