Catfish: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201408-04

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Catfish, allowing local attackers to escalate their privileges.

Affected Packages

dev-util/catfish on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.0.2
Unaffected versions >= 1.0.2

Background

Catfish is a versatile file searching tool.

Description

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

Impact

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted shared library.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Catfish users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-util/catfish-1.0.2"
 

References

Release Date
August 13, 2014

Latest Revision
August 13, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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