GLSA-201706-02 : Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100629
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-02 (Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Shadow. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition, gain privileges via crafted input, or SIGKILL arbitrary processes.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Shadow users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/shadow-4.4-r2'