GLSA-201701-02 : Bash: Multiple vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-02 (Bash: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Bash users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.3_p48-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-02

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96233

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-02.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 1/3/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: undefined

Patch Publication Date: 1/1/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7543, CVE-2016-9401