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<glsa id="201209-22">
<title>libgssglue: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in libgssglue may allow a local attacker to gain
escalated privileges.
<product type="ebuild">libgssglue</product>
<announced>September 28, 2012</announced>
<revised>September 28, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="net-libs/libgssglue" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.4</vulnerable>
<p>libgssglue exports a GSSAPI interface which calls other random GSSAPI
<p>libgssglue does not securely use getenv() when loading a library for a
setuid application.
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libgssglue users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-libs/libgssglue-0.4"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2709</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 09 Sep 2012 12:06:10 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:34:59 +0000">ackle</metadata>