Gentoo: GLSA-201903-11: XRootD: Remote code execution

    Date13 Mar 2019
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A vulnerability was discovered in XRootD which could lead to the remote execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201903-11
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                                               https://security.gentoo.org/
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: XRootD: Remote code execution
         Date: March 14, 2019
         Bugs: #638420
           ID: 201903-11
    
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    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              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-libs/xrootd              < 4.8.3                    >= 4.8.3 
    
    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:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/xrootd-4.8.3"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000215
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-1000215
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-11
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
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