Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU Automake, allowing local arbitrary command execution with the privileges of the user running an Automake-based build.
|Package||sys-devel/automake on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.11.6|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.11.6|
GNU Automake is a tool for automatically generating Makefile.in files compliant with the GNU Coding Standards.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Automake. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the user running an Automake-based build.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Automake users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/automake-1.11.6"