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Gentoo alert 201405-17 (munin)

From:  Sean Amoss <ackle@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201405-17 ] Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Sun, 18 May 2014 07:54:53 -0400
Message-ID:  <53789F8D.7080604@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201405-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: May 18, 2014 Bugs: #412881, #445250 ID: 201405-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin which may lead to symlink attacks, file creation, or bypass of security restrictions. Background ========== Munin is an open source server monitoring tool. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-analyzer/munin < 2.0.8-r2 >= 2.0.8-r2 Description =========== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact ====== A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application. A remote attacker could create files or load new Munin configuration files. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All Munin users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/munin-2.0.8-r2" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2012-2103 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2103 [ 2 ] CVE-2012-3512 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3512 [ 3 ] CVE-2012-3513 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3513 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201405-17.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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