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<glsa id="201310-20">
<title>acpid2: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in acpid2 may allow a local attacker to gain
escalated privileges.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">acpid</product>
<announced>October 28, 2013</announced>
<revised>October 28, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>434522</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="sys-power/acpid" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.0.17</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.0.17</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>acpid2 is a daemon for Advanced Configuration and Power Interface.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>acpid2 does not properly use the pidof program in powerbtn.sh. </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 acpid2 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-power/acpid-2.0.17"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2777">CVE-2011-2777</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 18 Nov 2012 14:31:23 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:52:47 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>