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Vulnerability Report: Gentoo Linux

This vulnerability report for Gentoo Linux contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Gentoo Linux then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2014
2.2. Statistics for 2013
2.3. Statistics for 2012
2.4. Statistics for 2011
2.5. Statistics for 2010
2.6. Statistics for 2009
2.7. Statistics for 2008
2.8. Statistics for 2007
2.9. Statistics for 2006
2.10. Statistics for 2005
2.11. Statistics for 2004
2.12. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2014
3.2. List for 2013
3.3. List for 2012
3.4. List for 2011
3.5. List for 2010
3.6. List for 2009
3.7. List for 2008
3.8. List for 2007
3.9. List for 2006
3.10. List for 2005
3.11. List for 2004
3.12. List for 2003

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Affected By 2076 Secunia advisories
7783 Vulnerabilities

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43 Secunia Advisories in 2010

Secunia has issued a total of 43 Secunia advisories in 2010 for Gentoo Linux. Currently, 2% (1 out of 43) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Less critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Gentoo Linux can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



Gentoo update for chromium
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 43 in 2010. 2,017 views.
Release Date:
2010-12-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA42648
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Unknown
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for chromium. This fixes some vulnerabilities, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for glibc
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 43 in 2010. 1,426 views.
Release Date:
2010-11-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA42208
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for glibc. This fixes multiple weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for libpng
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 43 in 2010. 1,365 views.
Release Date:
2010-10-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41646
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for libpng. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library. [Read More]


Gentoo fence Insecure Temporary Files
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 4 of 43 in 2010. 1,767 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-30
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41642
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has acknowledged some security issues in fence, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for libxml2
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 43 in 2010. 1,327 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41544
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for libxml2. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Gentoo python-updater Insecure Python Module Search Path Security Issue
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 43 in 2010. 1,998 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41545
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has acknowledged a security issue in python-updater, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for sarg
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 43 in 2010. 1,240 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41326
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for sarg. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for acroread
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 43 in 2010. 1,870 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41325
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Cross Site Scripting
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for acroread. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, or compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for clamav
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 43 in 2010. 1,683 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41324
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for clamav. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), bypass the scanning functionality, or potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for sudo
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 43 in 2010. 2,496 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40508
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for sudo. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges and to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Gentoo update for maildrop
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 43 in 2010. 1,346 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41281
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for maildrop. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for wxGTK
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 43 in 2010. 1,438 views.
Release Date:
2010-09-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA41192
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for wxGTK. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for unrealircd
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 43 in 2010. 1,700 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40147
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for unrealircd. This fixes a security issue and a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for asterisk
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 43 in 2010. 1,598 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40039
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of system information
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for asterisk. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to determine valid user names or cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Gentoo update for sun-jre-bin, sun-jdk, and emul-linux-x86-java
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 43 in 2010. 2,534 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40040
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Unknown
Security Bypass
Manipulation of data
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for sun-jre-bin, sun-jdk, and emul-linux-x86-java. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, manipulate certain data, disclose potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for bugzilla
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 16 of 43 in 2010. 1,571 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40038
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Cross Site Scripting
Manipulation of data
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for bugzilla. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclosure sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, conduct script insertion attacks, and SQL injection attacks, and by malicious people to disclosure potentially sensitive information, conduct cross-site request forgery attacks, and SQL injection attacks. [Read More]


Gentoo update for gd
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 43 in 2010. 1,423 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40046
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for gd. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise an application using the library. [Read More]


Gentoo update for xemacs
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 43 in 2010. 1,516 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40047
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for xemacs. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for lighttpd
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 43 in 2010. 1,552 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40048
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for lighttpd. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Gentoo update for newt
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 43 in 2010. 1,380 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40006
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for newt. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise an application using the library. [Read More]


Gentoo update for smarty
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 21 of 43 in 2010. 1,511 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40010
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for smarty. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Gentoo update for wireshark
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 43 in 2010. 1,612 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39955
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for wireshark. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for imagemagick
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 43 in 2010. 1,795 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA40005
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for imagemagick. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise the user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for transmission
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 43 in 2010. 1,747 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39959
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for transmission. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for xine-lib
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 43 in 2010. 1,604 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39949
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for xine-lib. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise the user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for sudo
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 43 in 2010. 1,464 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39985
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for sudo. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for freetype
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 43 in 2010. 1,534 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39993
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for freetype. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise applications using the library. [Read More]


Gentoo update for fetchmail
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 28 of 43 in 2010. 1,501 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39928
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Spoofing
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for fetchmail. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks or potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for camlimages
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 43 in 2010. 1,367 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39992
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for camlimages. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library. [Read More]


Gentoo update for silc-toolkit and silc-client
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 43 in 2010. 1,616 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39962
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for silc-toolkit and silc-client. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for multipath-tools
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 31 of 43 in 2010. 1,274 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39926
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issues an update for multipath-tools. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Gentoo update for BIND
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 32 of 43 in 2010. 1,749 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39927
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Spoofing
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for BIND. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to poison the DNS cache. [Read More]


Gentoo update for nano
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 33 of 43 in 2010. 1,361 views.
Release Date:
2010-06-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA39984
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for nano. This fixes two security issues, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for sudo
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 34 of 43 in 2010. 2,081 views.
Release Date:
2010-03-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38803
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for sudo. This fixes multiple security issues, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for ruby
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 35 of 43 in 2010. 1,616 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37980
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Manipulation of data
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for ruby. This fixes a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data. [Read More]


Gentoo update for squirrelmail
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 36 of 43 in 2010. 1,404 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38179
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Hijacking
Cross Site Scripting
Spoofing
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for squirrelmail. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting, session fixation, and phishing attacks. [Read More]


Gentoo update for blender
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 37 of 43 in 2010. 1,230 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38178
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for blender. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for net-snmp
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 38 of 43 in 2010. 1,280 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38177
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for net-snmp. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information. [Read More]


Gentoo update for VirtualBox
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 39 of 43 in 2010. 1,493 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38182
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for VirtualBox. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Gentoo update for aria2
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 40 of 43 in 2010. 1,436 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38180
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for aria2. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for php
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 41 of 43 in 2010. 2,049 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38090
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Unknown
Security Bypass
Cross Site Scripting
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for php. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, where some have an unknown impact and others that can potentially be exploited by malicious, local users and by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions, and by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, disclose sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for adobe-flash
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 42 of 43 in 2010. 1,662 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38102
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for adobe-flash. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


Gentoo update for ntp
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 43 of 43 in 2010. 1,303 views.
Release Date:
2010-01-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA38101
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Gentoo has issued an update for ntp. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]





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