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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<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.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">NX Server NX Node</product>
<announced>January 23, 2012</announced>
<revised>January 23, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>378345</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/nxserver-freeedition" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.5.0.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.5.0.5</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="net-misc/nxnode" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.5.0.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.5.0.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>NX Server Free Edition is a remote display technology by No Machine. NX
Node provides the shared components for NX Server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>NX Server Free Edition and NX Node use nxconfigure.sh, a setuid script
containing an unspecified vulnerability.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All NX Server Free Edition users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
"&gt;=net-misc/nxserver-freeedition-3.5.0.5"
</code>
<p>All NX Node users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/nxnode-3.5.0.4"
</code>
<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.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-3977">
CVE-2011-3977
</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:19 +0000" tag="requester">
underling
</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:55:50 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>