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[GLSA-200409-11] star: Suid root vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
star: Suid root vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-11
(star: Suid root vulnerability)

A suid root vulnerability exists in versions of star that are configured to
use ssh for remote tape access.


Attackers with local user level access could potentially gain root level


There is no known workaround at this time.


All star users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46"
# emerge ">=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46"

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Aspire 3004WLCi motherboard
Aspire 3004WLCi motherboard pictureApple 15" Mid 2015 MacBook Pro Retina Logic Board A1398 - AS IS
Apple 15


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