GLSA-201412-20 : GNUstep Base library: Denial of Service

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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-201412-20
(GNUstep Base library: Denial of Service)

GNUstep Base library does not properly handle the file descriptor for
logging, when run as a daemon.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79973 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66992

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2980

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