A vulnerability in beep could allow local attackers to escalate privileges.
|Package||app-misc/beep on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.3-r3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.3-r3|
The advanced PC speaker beeper.
A race condition, if setuid, was discovered in beep.
A local attacker could escalate privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All beep users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-misc/beep-1.3-r3"
May 30, 2018
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