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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-18

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-18
Posted Apr 17, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-18 - A vulnerability in libseccomp allows for privilege escalation. Versions less than 2.4.0 are affected.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2019-9893
MD5 | 3ef5058d1efe904fe95f1d12b5073144

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201904-18

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Severity: Normal
Title: libseccomp: Privilege escalation
Date: April 17, 2019
Bugs: #680442
ID: 201904-18

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in libseccomp allows for privilege escalation.

Background
==========

A library that provides an easy to use, platform independent, interface
to the Linux Kernel's syscall filtering mechanism.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 sys-libs/libseccomp < 2.4.0 >= 2.4.0

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

Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifier for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libseccomp users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/libseccomp-2.4.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-9893
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9893

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/201904-18

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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libseccomp allows for privilege escalation. Versions less than 2.4.0 are affected, Hi after reading your blog I have finally found some knowledge which
I was looking for so long for that reason Thanks..

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