Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201405-17

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin which may lead to symlink attacks, file creation, or bypass of security restrictions.

Affected Packages

net-analyzer/munin on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.0.8-r2
Unaffected versions >= 2.0.8-r2

Background

Munin is an open source server monitoring tool.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.

A remote attacker could create files or load new Munin configuration files.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Munin users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/munin-2.0.8-r2"
 

References

Release Date
May 18, 2014

Latest Revision
May 18, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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