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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201401-29">
<title>VIPS: Privilege Escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in VIPS could result in privilege escalation.</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">vips</product>
<announced>January 26, 2014</announced>
<revised>January 26, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>344561</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/vips" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">7.22.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">7.22.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>VIPS is a free image processing system.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>VIPS places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which
might result in the current working directory (.) to be included when
searching for dynamically linked libraries.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted
shared library.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All VIPS users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/vips-7.22.4"
</code>
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 23, 2010. 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-2010-3364">
CVE-2010-3364
</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:13 +0000">
underling
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:04:41 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>