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Secunia Security Advisory 47669

Secunia Security Advisory 47669
Posted Jan 27, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for fwbuilder. This fixes two security issues, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | ed3c718b6b85a3a511847c5e146fc5f3

Secunia Security Advisory 47669

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for fwbuilder

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47669

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47669/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47669

RELEASE DATE:
2012-01-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47669/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/47669/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47669

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for fwbuilder. This fixes two security
issues, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform
certain actions with escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA32570
SA36809

SOLUTION:
Update to "net-firewall/fwbuilder-3.0.7" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201201-11:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201201-11.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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