Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in util-linux, the worst of which may lead to Denial of Service.
|Package||sys-apps/util-linux on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.22.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.22.2|
util-linux is a suite of Linux programs including mount and umount, programs used to mount and unmount filesystems.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition, trigger corruption of /etc/mtab, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impact.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2"