GLSA-201412-45 : Facter: 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-201412-45
(Facter: Privilege escalation)

Facter includes the current working directory in the search path.

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/201412-45

Solution :

All Facter users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-ruby/facter-1.7.6'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80266 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68035

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3248

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