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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201412-49

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201412-49
Posted Dec 29, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201412-49 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in fish, the worst of which could result in local privilege escalation or remote arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 2.1.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, local, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-2905, CVE-2014-2906, CVE-2014-2914, CVE-2014-3219
SHA-256 | 123e46940ecf6f2469426c6935aec9bd1c6d5353bbbfc158faf0722597cbd198

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201412-49

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Severity: High
Title: fish: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 28, 2014
Bugs: #509044
ID: 201412-49

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in fish, the worst of which
could result in local privilege escalation or remote arbitrary code
execution.

Background
==========

fish is the Friendly Interactive SHell.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-shells/fish < 2.1.1 >= 2.1.1

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

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

Impact
======

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges or overwrite
arbitrary files. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to execute
arbitrary code.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All fish users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-shells/fish-2.1.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-2905
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2905
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-2906
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2906
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-2914
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2914
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-3219
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3219

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-49.xml

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

License
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Copyright 2014 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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