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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202209-08
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Smokeping: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 25, 2022
     Bugs: #631140, #602562
       ID: 202209-08

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Smokeping, the worst of
which could result in root privilege escalation.

Background
==========

Smokeping is a powerful latency measurement tool

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/smokeping     <= 2.7.3-r1               Vulnerable!

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A local attacker which gains access to the smokeping user could gain
root privileges.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

Gentoo has discontinued support for Smokeping. We recommend that users
remove it:

  # emerge --ask --depclean "net-analyzer/smokeping"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-20147
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-20147

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202209-08

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

License
=======

Copyright 2022 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-202209-08: Smokeping: Multiple vulnerabilities

Summary

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

Resolution

Gentoo has discontinued support for Smokeping. We recommend that users remove it:
# emerge --ask --depclean "net-analyzer/smokeping"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-20147 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-20147

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202209-08

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

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: Smokeping: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 25, 2022
Bugs: #631140, #602562
ID: 202209-08

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Smokeping, the worst of which could result in root privilege escalation.

Background

Smokeping is a powerful latency measurement tool

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-analyzer/smokeping <= 2.7.3-r1 Vulnerable!

Impact

A local attacker which gains access to the smokeping user could gain root privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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