GLSA-201603-02 : OSC: Shell command injection

High Nessus Plugin ID 89713


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-02 (OSC: Shell command injection)

A vulnerability has been discovered that may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a _service file.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.


All OSC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/osc-0.152.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89713

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201603-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/07

Modified: 2016/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0778

GLSA: 201603-02