A vulnerability in GKSu might allow attackers to execute arbitrary commands.
|Package||x11-libs/gksu on all architectures|
|Affected versions||<= 2.0.2|
A library that provides a Gtk+ frontend to su and sudo.
A vulnerability was discovered in GKSu’s gksu-run-helper.
An attacker could execute arbitrary commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
Gentoo has discontinued support for GKSu and recommends that users unmerge the package:
# emerge --unmerge "x11-libs/gksu"
December 30, 2018
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