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PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:23 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201401-29 ] VIPS: Privilege Escalation Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VIPS: Privilege Escalation (GLSA 201401-29)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: January 26, 2014
Bug(s): #344561
ID: 201401-29

Synopsis

A vulnerability in VIPS could result in privilege escalation.

Background

VIPS is a free image processing system.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/vips
Vulnerable: < 7.22.4
Unaffected: >= 7.22.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

VIPS places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which
might result in the current working directory (.) to be included when
searching for dynamically linked libraries.


Impact

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted
shared library.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All VIPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/vips-7.22.4"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 23, 2010. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.


References


CVE-2010-3364
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