USN-2230-1: chkrootkit vulnerability
4 June 2014
chkrootkit could be made to run programs as an administrator.
- chkrootkit - rootkit detector
Thomas Stangner discovered that chkrootkit incorrectly quoted certain
values. A local attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code
when chkrootkit is run and gain root privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.