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<glsa id="201412-20">
<title>GNUstep Base library: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in GNUstep Base library could lead to Denial of
<product type="ebuild">gnustep-base</product>
<announced>December 13, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="gnustep-base/gnustep-base" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.24.6-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.24.6-r1</vulnerable>
<p>GNUstep Base library is a free software package implementing the API of
the OpenStep Foundation Kit (tm), including later additions.
<p>GNUstep Base library does not properly handle the file descriptor for
logging, when run as a daemon.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2014-2980</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:07:11 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:03:50 +0000">ackle</metadata>