GLSA-201406-29 : spice-gtk: Privilege escalation

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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-201406-29
(spice-gtk: Privilege escalation)

spice-gtk does not properly sanitize the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS
environment variable.

Impact :

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-29

Solution :

All spice-gtk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/spice-gtk-0.14'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76273 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55555

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4425

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