Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-28

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201908-28
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201908-28
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: GNOME desktop library: Security bypass
Date: August 31, 2019
Bugs: #692782
ID: 201908-28

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in the GNOME desktop library may allow attackers to
escape the sandbox.

Background
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Library with common API for various GNOME modules.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 gnome-base/gnome-desktop
< 3.30.2.3 >= 3.30.2.3

Description
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A vulnerability was discovered in the GNOME desktop library which
allows an attacker to escape the sandbox.

Impact
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A local attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All GNOME desktop library users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=gnome-base/gnome-desktop-3.30.2.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2019-11460
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11460

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-28

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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