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Secunia Security Advisory 49657

Secunia Security Advisory 49657
Posted Jun 21, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | 0b27f82454eebd1562718cc19c3481d2

Secunia Security Advisory 49657

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for wicd

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49657

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49657/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49657

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-21

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49657/#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/49657/

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* Systems Affected
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* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49657

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 wicd. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain
actions with escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA48759

SOLUTION:
Update to "net-misc/wicd-1.7.2.1" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201206-08:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-08.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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