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<glsa id="201607-16">
<title>arpwatch: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>arpwatch is vulnerable to the escalation of privileges.</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>July 20, 2016</announced>
<revised>July 20, 2016: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="net-analyzer/arpwatch" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1.15-r8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1.15-r8</vulnerable>
<p>The ethernet monitor program; for keeping track of ethernet/ip address
<p>Arpwatch does not properly drop supplementary groups.</p>
<impact type="high">
<p>Attackers, if able to exploit arpwatch, could escalate privileges
outside of the running process.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All arpwatch users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot "&gt;=net-analyzer/arpwatch-2.1.15-r8"
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<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:49:20 +0000">b-man</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:02:59 +0000">b-man</metadata>