GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201312-01 / glibc
||December 03, 2013
||December 03, 2013: 1
All supported architectures
#350744, #356567, #386323, #386327, #386329, #386333, #386343, #386349, #393477, #404993
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU C Library, the
worst of which allowing arbitrary code execution and privilege escalation.
The GNU C library is the standard C library used by Gentoo Linux
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU C Library. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could trigger vulnerabilities in dynamic library
loader, making it possible to load attacker-controlled shared objects
during execution of setuid/setgid programs to escalate privileges.
A context-dependent attacker could trigger various vulnerabilities in
GNU C Library, including a buffer overflow, leading to execution of
arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.15-r3"