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<glsa id="201111-08">
<title>radvd: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in radvd which could
potentially lead to privilege escalation, data loss, or a Denial of
<product type="ebuild">radvd</product>
<announced>November 20, 2011</announced>
<revised>November 20, 2011: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="net-misc/radvd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.2</vulnerable>
<p>radvd is an IPv6 router advertisement daemon for Linux and BSD.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in radvd. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="high">
<p>A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain escalated
privileges, escalate the privileges of the radvd process, overwrite files
with specific names, or cause a Denial of Service. Local attackers may be
able to overwrite the contents of arbitrary files using symlinks.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All radvd users should upgrade to the latest stable version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/radvd-1.8.2"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-3601</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-3602</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-3603</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-3604</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-3605</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:43:03 +0000" tag="requester">ago</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Sun, 20 Nov 2011 17:56:48 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>