Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNUstep Base library, the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||gnustep-base/gnustep-base on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.20.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.20.1|
GNUstep Base library is a free software package implementing the API of the OpenStep Foundation Kit (tm), including later additions.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNUstep Base library. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code. A local attacker could possibly read arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=gnustep-base/gnustep-base-1.20.1"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since August 13, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.
January 20, 2014
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