GLSA-201411-08 : Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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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-201411-08
(Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

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

Impact :

A local attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code or gain
escalated privileges. A remote attacker execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79416 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71068

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8321

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