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[GLSA-200408-09] Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-09
(Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability)


Improper handling of a specially crafted URL permits access to the server's
filesystem, which could contain sensitive information.

Impact

A possible hacker could view files owned by the user running Roundup. This will
never be root however, as Roundup will not run as root.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Roundup.

References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/11801/


Solution:
All Roundup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-www/roundup-0.7.6"
# emerge ">=net-www/roundup-0.7.6"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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