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Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201405-17 / munin
Release Date May 18, 2014
Latest Revision May 18, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-analyzer/munin < 2.0.8-r2 >= 2.0.8-r2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #412881, #445250


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin which may lead to symlink attacks, file creation, or bypass of security restrictions.

2.  Impact Information


Munin is an open source server monitoring tool.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.

A remote attacker could create files or load new Munin configuration files.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Munin users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/munin-2.0.8-r2"

4.  References


Page updated May 18, 2014

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