GLSA-201408-04 : Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77190


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-04 (Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Catfish. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted shared library.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Catfish users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/catfish-1.0.2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77190

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201408-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/14

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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:catfish, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2093, CVE-2014-2094, CVE-2014-2095, CVE-2014-2096

BID: 65761, 65791, 65793, 65794

GLSA: 201408-04