GLSA-201310-14 : Groff: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70649
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-14 (Groff: Multiple Vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Groff. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Groff users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/groff-1.22.2'