Gentoo: GLSA-201408-04: Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities

    Date13 Aug 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Catfish, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201408-04
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities
         Date: August 13, 2014
         Bugs: #502536
           ID: 201408-04
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Catfish, allowing local
    attackers to escalate their privileges.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Catfish is a versatile file searching tool. 
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  dev-util/catfish             < 1.0.2                    >= 1.0.2 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Catfish. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    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 Catfish users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/catfish-1.0.2"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 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
    ============
    
    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?
    =========
    
    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
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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