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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201311-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201311-01
Posted Nov 4, 2013
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201311-1 - An unspecified vulnerability in Mednafen could result in the execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 0.8.13 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2010-3085
MD5 | dd08aede0f5f5b629df382698919a08b

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201311-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mednafen: Arbitrary code execution
Date: November 04, 2013
Bugs: #326141
ID: 201311-01

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Synopsis
========

An unspecified vulnerability in Mednafen could result in the execution
of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Mednafen is an advanced NES, GB/GBC/GBA, TurboGrafx 16/CD, NGPC and
Lynx emulator.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 games-emulation/mednafen
< 0.8.13 >= 0.8.13

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

An unspecified vulnerability has been discovered in Mednafen when using
network play.

Impact
======

A remote server could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mednafen users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=games-emulation/mednafen-0.8.13"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-3085
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3085

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201311-01.xml

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
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2013 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.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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