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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202101-03
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: ipmitool: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: January 10, 2021
     Bugs: #708436
       ID: 202101-03

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Synopsis
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A buffer overflow in ipmitool might allow remote attacker(s) to execute
arbitrary code.

Background
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Utility for controlling IPMI enabled devices.

Affected packages
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  1  sys-apps/ipmitool      < 1.8.18_p20201004-r1>= 1.8.18_p20201004-r1

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

Impact
======

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

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ipmitool users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=sys-apps/ipmitool-1.8.18_p20201004-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-5208
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-5208

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-03

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 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