GLSA-201405-15 : util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74058
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-15 (util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition, trigger corruption of /etc/mtab, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impact.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2'