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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-06
Posted Jul 7, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in UnRTF, the worst of which may result in execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 0.21.9 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-9274, CVE-2014-9275
MD5 | bc6c7821649c76b011463049cef85ff6

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: UnRTF: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 07, 2015
Bugs: #531544
ID: 201507-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in UnRTF, the worst of which
may result in execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

UnRTF is a command-line program which converts RTF documents to other
formats.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/unrtf < 0.21.9 >= 0.21.9

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All UnRTF users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/unrtf-0.21.9"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-9274
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9274
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-9275
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9275

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-06

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 2015 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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