GLSA-201011-01 : GNU C library: 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-201011-01
(GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in glibc, amongst others the
widely-known recent LD_AUDIT and $ORIGIN issues. For further
information please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact :

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code as root, cause a Denial
of Service, or gain privileges. Additionally, a user-assisted remote
attacker could cause the execution of arbitrary code, and a
context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All GNU C library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.11.2-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50605 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36443

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4880

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