Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wicd, the worst of which might allow execution of arbitrary code as root.
|Package||net-misc/wicd on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 188.8.131.52|
|Unaffected versions||>= 184.108.40.206|
Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux.
Two vulnerabilities have been found in Wicd:
A local attacker could gain privileges of the root user or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Wicd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/wicd-220.127.116.11"