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Gentoo: UPDATE: cdrtools privilege escalation vulnerability Print E-mail
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Gentoo Incorrect link fixed. 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 : 2003-05-18 12:18 UTC
          EXPLOIT : local
VERSIONS AFFECTED : =cdrtools-2.01_alpha14, =cdrtools-1.11.33-r1,
              CVE : CAN-2003-0289

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Last advisory had the wrong url to the advisory.


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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