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|Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-45 ] Facter
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Facter: Privilege escalation (GLSA 201412-45)
Date: December 26, 2014
An untrusted search path vulnerability in Facter could lead to
local privilege escalation.
Facter is a cross-platform Ruby library for retrieving facts from
Vulnerable: < 1.7.6
Unaffected: >= 1.7.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
Facter includes the current working directory in the search path.
A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Facter users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/facter-1.7.6"
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