GLSA 201408-04: Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Posted on: 08/14/2014 08:30 AM

A Catfish security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

GLSA 201408-04: Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201408-04
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: August 13, 2014
Bugs: #502536
ID: 201408-04

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Catfish, allowing local
attackers to escalate their privileges.

Background
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Catfish is a versatile file searching tool.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-util/catfish < 1.0.2 >= 1.0.2

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Catfish. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

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

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Catfish users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/catfish-1.0.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-2093
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2093
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-2094
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2094
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-2095
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2095
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-2096
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2096

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201408-04.xml

Concerns?
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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
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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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