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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201310-14">
  <title>Groff: Multiple Vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Groff, allowing
    context-dependent attackers to conduct symlink attacks. 
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">groff</product>
  <announced>October 25, 2013</announced>
  <revised>October 25, 2013: 1</revised>
  <bug>386335</bug>
  <access>local, remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="sys-apps/groff" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.22.2</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.22.2</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>GNU Troff (Groff) is a text formatter used for man pages.</p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Groff. Please review
      the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="low">
    <p>A context-dependent attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite
      arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All Groff users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-apps/groff-1.22.2"
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5044">CVE-2009-5044</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5078">CVE-2009-5078</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5079">CVE-2009-5079</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5080">CVE-2009-5080</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5081">CVE-2009-5081</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5082">CVE-2009-5082</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 10 Oct 2013 02:36:54 +0000">
    creffett
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 25 Oct 2013 22:46:33 +0000">
    BlueKnight
  </metadata>
</glsa>