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Gentoo: cdrtools privlege escalation vulnerability Print E-mail
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Gentoo A vulnerability in cdrecord that could lead to a root compromise was discovered. cdrecord is not installed suid by default in Gentoo.

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          PACKAGE : cdrtools
          SUMMARY : privelige escalation
             DATE : 2003-05-17 14:07 UTC
          EXPLOIT : local
VERSIONS AFFECTED : =cdrtools-2.01_alpha14, =cdrtools-1.11.33-r1,
              CVE : CAN-2003-0289

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Cdrecord isn't installed setuid root by default in Gentoo.

Read the full advisory at


It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-cdr/cdrtools upgrade to one of the following versions:
for users running xcdroast: cdrtools-1.11.33-r1
for sparc users: cdrtools-1.11.39-r1
for everyone else: cdrtools-2.01_alpha14

emerge sync
emerge \=app-cdr/
emerge clean

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