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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201405-28
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: xmonad-contrib: Arbitrary code execution
     Date: May 28, 2014
     Bugs: #478288
       ID: 201405-28

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Synopsis
=======
A remote command injection vulnerability has been discovered in
xmonad-contrib.

Background
=========
xmonad-contrib is a set of third party tiling algorithms,
configurations, and scripts for xmonad.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  x11-wm/xmonad-contrib        < 0.11.2                  >= 0.11.2

Description
==========
A vulnerability in the Xmonad.Hooks.DynamicLog module could allow a
malicious website with a specially crafted title to inject commands
into the title bar which would be executed when the bar is clicked.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All xmonad-contrib users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-wm/xmonad-contrib-0.11.2"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2013-1436
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1436

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-28

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.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-201405-28: xmonad-contrib: Arbitrary code execution

A remote command injection vulnerability has been discovered in xmonad-contrib.

Summary

A vulnerability in the Xmonad.Hooks.DynamicLog module could allow a malicious website with a specially crafted title to inject commands into the title bar which would be executed when the bar is clicked.

Resolution

All xmonad-contrib users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-wm/xmonad-contrib-0.11.2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2013-1436 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1436

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-28

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.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: xmonad-contrib: Arbitrary code execution
Date: May 28, 2014
Bugs: #478288
ID: 201405-28

Synopsis

A remote command injection vulnerability has been discovered in xmonad-contrib.

Background

xmonad-contrib is a set of third party tiling algorithms, configurations, and scripts for xmonad.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 x11-wm/xmonad-contrib < 0.11.2 >= 0.11.2

Impact

===== A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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