GLSA-201803-10 : collectd: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 108525
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201803-10 (collectd: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Gentoo’s collectd package.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and bug entries for details.
A local attacker, who either is already collectd’s system user or belongs to collectd’s group, could potentially gain root privileges and cause a Denial of Service condition.
Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted SNMP responses.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll collectd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/collectd-5.7.2-r1'