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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-11
Posted Mar 14, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-11 - A vulnerability was discovered in XRootD which could lead to the remote execution of code. Versions less than 4.8.3 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-1000215
MD5 | 4241df9594cdfa9173b4a193db98e5b1

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201903-11

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Severity: Normal
Title: XRootD: Remote code execution
Date: March 14, 2019
Bugs: #638420
ID: 201903-11

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability was discovered in XRootD which could lead to the remote
execution of code.

Background
==========

A project that aims at giving high performance, scalable, and fault
tolerant access to data repositories of many kinds.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-libs/xrootd < 4.8.3 >= 4.8.3

Description
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A shell command injection was discovered in XRootD.

Impact
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A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All XRootD users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/xrootd-4.8.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-1000215
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-1000215

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-11

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 2019 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.

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

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