GLSA-201310-19 : X2Go Server: Arbitrary code execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 70675


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-19 (X2Go Server: Arbitrary code execution)

A vulnerability in the setgid wrapper x2gosqlitewrapper.c does not hardcode an internal path to, allowing a remote attacker to change that path.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the server process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All X2Go Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/x2goserver-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70675

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201310-19.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/29

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:x2goserver, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4376

BID: 62713

OSVDB: 97700

GLSA: 201310-19