A vulnerability in acpid2 may allow a local attacker to gain escalated privileges.
|Package||sys-power/acpid on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.0.17|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.0.17|
acpid2 is a daemon for Advanced Configuration and Power Interface.
acpid2 does not properly use the pidof program in powerbtn.sh.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All acpid2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-power/acpid-2.0.17"
October 28, 2013
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