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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201903-11 ] XRootD Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: XRootD: Remote code execution (GLSA 201903-11)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-03-14
Bug(s): #638420
ID: 201903-11

Synopsis

A vulnerability was discovered in XRootD which could lead to the
remote execution of code.


Background

A project that aims at giving high performance, scalable, and fault
tolerant access to data repositories of many kinds.


Affected Packages

Package: net-libs/xrootd
Vulnerable: < 4.8.3
Unaffected: >= 4.8.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A shell command injection was discovered in XRootD.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All XRootD users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/xrootd-4.8.3"
   


References


CVE-2017-1000215
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