GLSA-201406-29 : spice-gtk: Privilege escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76273
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-29 (spice-gtk: Privilege escalation)
spice-gtk does not properly sanitize the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable.
A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll spice-gtk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/spice-gtk-0.14'