GLSA-201411-08 : Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79416
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-08 (Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Aircrack-ng. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code or gain escalated privileges. A remote attacker execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.2_rc1'