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<glsa id="201405-15">
<title>util-linux: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in util-linux, the worst
of which may lead to Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">util-linux</product>
<announced>May 18, 2014</announced>
<revised>May 18, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-apps/util-linux" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.22.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.22.2</vulnerable>
<p>util-linux is a suite of Linux programs including mount and umount,
programs used to mount and unmount filesystems.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in util-linux. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition,
trigger corruption of /etc/mtab, obtain sensitive information, or have
other unspecified impact.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All util-linux users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-apps/util-linux-2.22.2"
<uri link="">CVE-2011-1675</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-1676</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-1677</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0157</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:08 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 18 May 2014 11:27:32 +0000">ackle</metadata>