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<glsa id="201312-06">
<title>Festival: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in Festival could result in arbitrary code
execution, and privilege escalation.
<product type="ebuild">festival</product>
<announced>December 09, 2013</announced>
<revised>December 09, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="app-accessibility/festival" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1</vulnerable>
<p>Festival is a Text to Speech Engine from The Centre for Speech
Technology Research.
<p>A vulnerability in Festival Server has an incorrect path in
LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to place a Trojan horse shared
library in the current working directory.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker can execute arbitrary a Trojan horse shared library,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution and privilege
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Festival users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-accessibility/festival-2.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-3996</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:54:17 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 09 Dec 2013 05:41:22 +0000">