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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in GNUstep Base library
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Name: Denial of Service in GNUstep Base library
ID: 201412-20
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: So, 14. Dezember 2014, 00:35
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-2980
Applikationen: GNUstep Base library

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-20
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: GNUstep Base library: Denial of Service
Date: December 13, 2014
Bugs: #508370
ID: 201412-20

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in GNUstep Base library could lead to Denial of
Service.

Background
==========

GNUstep Base library is a free software package implementing the API of
the OpenStep Foundation Kit (tm), including later additions.

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

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 gnustep-base/gnustep-base
< 1.24.6-r1 >= 1.24.6-r1

Description
===========

GNUstep Base library does not properly handle the file descriptor for
logging, when run as a daemon.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v
">=gnustep-base/gnustep-base-1.24.6-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-2980
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2980

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-20.xml

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

License
=======

Copyright 2014 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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