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<glsa id="201412-44">
<title>policycoreutils: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in policycoreutils could lead to local privilege
<product type="ebuild">policycoreutils</product>
<announced>December 26, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 26, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-apps/policycoreutils" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.5-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.5-r4</vulnerable>
<p>policycoreutils is a collection of SELinux policy utilities.</p>
<p>The seunshare utility is owned by root with 4755 permissions which can
be exploited by a setuid system call.
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All policycoreutils users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2014-3215</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:53:45 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:53:38 +0000">ackle</metadata>