GLSA-201405-15 : util-linux: 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-201405-15
(util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition,
trigger corruption of /etc/mtab, obtain sensitive information, or have
other unspecified impact.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74058 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50941

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1675

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