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Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201408-04 / catfish
Release Date August 13, 2014
Latest Revision August 13, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-util/catfish < 1.0.2 >= 1.0.2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #502536


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Catfish, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges.

2.  Impact Information


Catfish is a versatile file searching tool.


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


A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted shared library.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Catfish users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/catfish-1.0.2"

4.  References


Page updated August 13, 2014

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