AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-11

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries, the worst of which may allow remote execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs on all architectures
Affected versions < 20140406-r1
Unaffected versions >= 20140406-r1

Background

AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries provides pre-compiled 32-bit libraries.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All users of the AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-baselibs-20140406-r1"
 

NOTE: One or more of the issues described in this advisory have been fixed in previous updates. They are included in this advisory for the sake of completeness. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by them.

References

Release Date
December 12, 2014

Latest Revision
December 12, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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