Gentoo: 201311-07 Blender: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Blender, the worst of which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201311-07
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Blender: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 13, 2013
     Bugs: #219008, #293130
       ID: 201311-07

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Blender, the worst of which
could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
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Blender is a 3D Creation/Animation/Publishing System.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-gfx/blender           < 2.49b-r2               >= 2.49b-r2

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Blender users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/blender-2.49b-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2008-1102
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-1102
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-1103
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-1103
[ 3 ] CVE-2009-3850
      http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2009-3850

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-201311-07.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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