GLSA-201404-04 : Crack: Arbitrary code execution

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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-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 :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201404-04.xml

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73393 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58274

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1800