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Secunia Security Advisory 21684

Secunia Security Advisory 21684
Posted Aug 30, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for motor. This fixes a vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | ebfe7b3237d7855b476630d036a1ce32

Secunia Security Advisory 21684

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for motor

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA21684

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21684/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Privilege escalation

WHERE:
Local system

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Gentoo Linux 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/339/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for motor. This fixes a vulnerability,
which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to
perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA20329

SOLUTION:
Motor 3.3.x users:
Update to "dev-util/motor-3.3.0-r1" or later.

Motor 3.4.x users:
Update to "dev-util/motor-3.4.0-r1" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-27.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA20329:
http://secunia.com/advisories/20329/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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use those supplied by the vendor.

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