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<glsa id="201201-07">
<title>NX Server Free Edition, NX Node: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>An unspecified vulnerability in NX Server Free Edition and NX Node
could allow local attackers to gain root privileges.
<product type="ebuild">NX Server NX Node</product>
<announced>January 23, 2012</announced>
<revised>January 23, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="net-misc/nxserver-freeedition" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge"></unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt"></vulnerable>
<package name="net-misc/nxnode" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge"></unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt"></vulnerable>
<p>NX Server Free Edition is a remote display technology by No Machine. NX
Node provides the shared components for NX Server.
<p>NX Server Free Edition and NX Node use, a setuid script
containing an unspecified vulnerability.
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All NX Server Free Edition users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<p>All NX Node users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/nxnode-"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 23, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
<uri link="">
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:19 +0000" tag="requester">
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:55:50 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>