[ GLSA 201110-08 ] feh: Multiple vulnerabilities



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-08
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: feh: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 13, 2011
Bugs: #325531, #354063
ID: 201110-08

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities were found in feh, the worst of which leading
to remote passive code execution.

Background
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feh is a fast, lightweight imageviewer using imlib2.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/feh < 1.12 >= 1.12

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

Impact
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A malicious entity might entice a user to visit a URL using the
--wget-timestamp option, thus executing arbitrary commands via shell
metacharacters; a malicious local user could perform a symlink attack
and overwrite arbitrary files.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All feh users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/feh-1.12"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-2246
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2246
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-0702
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0702
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-1031
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1031

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-08.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@xxxxxxxxxx or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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