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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201412-20">
  <title>GNUstep Base library: Denial of Service</title>
  <synopsis>A vulnerability in GNUstep Base library could lead to Denial of
    Service.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">gnustep-base</product>
  <announced>2014-12-13</announced>
  <revised count="1">2014-12-13</revised>
  <bug>508370</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="gnustep-base/gnustep-base" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.24.6-r1</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.24.6-r1</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>GNUstep Base library is a free software package implementing the API of
      the OpenStep Foundation Kit (tm), including later additions.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>GNUstep Base library does not properly handle the file descriptor for
      logging, when run as a daemon.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly
      resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All GNUstep Base library users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      "&gt;=gnustep-base/gnustep-base-1.24.6-r1"
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2980">CVE-2014-2980</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2014-08-04T19:07:11Z">
    keytoaster
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2014-12-13T18:03:50Z">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>