GNUstep Base library: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201401-12 / gnustep-base
||January 20, 2014
||January 20, 2014: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNUstep Base library,
the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code.
GNUstep Base library is a free software package implementing the API of
the OpenStep Foundation Kit (tm), including later additions.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNUstep Base library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code. A
local attacker could possibly read arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 13, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.