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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1255-1 (libgtop2)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.7

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to libgtop2 announced via advisory DSA 1255-1. Liu Qishuai discovered that the GNOME gtop library performs insufficient sanitising when parsing the system's /proc table, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.0-4sarge1. For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 2.14.4-3. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.14.4-3. We recommend that you upgrade your libgtop2 packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201255-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)