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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201810-10 ] systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 21:10:41
Message-Id: 2c09030c-943b-6af3-762f-69149adcbaf1@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201810-10
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: October 30, 2018
     Bugs: #669664, #669716
       ID: 201810-10

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in systemd, the worst of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

A system and service manager.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  sys-apps/systemd             < 239-r2                  >= 239-r2

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

Impact
======

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or gain escalated privileges.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All systemd users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/systemd-239-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-15686
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15686
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-15687
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15687
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-15688
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15688

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-10

Concerns?
=========

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 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.

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

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