GLSA-201412-38 : Icecast: 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-201412-38
(Icecast: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icecast:
Icecast does not properly handle shared file descriptors
Supplementary group privileges are not changed (CVE-2014-9091)

Impact :

A local attacker can possibly gain escalated privileges or obtain
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Icecast users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/icecast-2.4.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80243 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71205

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9018

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