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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201402-05">
<title>Banshee: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>An environment variable processing error has been reported in
Banshee, possibly allowing local attacker to load a specially crafted
shared library.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">banshee</product>
<announced>February 05, 2014</announced>
<revised>February 05, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>345567</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/banshee" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.0-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.0-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Banshee is a multimedia management and playback application for GNOME.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Banshee places a zero-length directory name in PATH, which allows
libraries to be loaded from the working directory.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>A local attacker could put specially crafted library into working
directory of Banshee, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Banshee users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-sound/banshee-1.8.0-r1"
</code>
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 17, 2010. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3998">CVE-2010-3998</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:38:16 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:53:24 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
</glsa>