Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-34 ] Apache Ant
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Apache Ant: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202007-34)
Apache Ant uses various insecure temporary files possibly allowing
local code execution.
Ant is a Java-based build tool similar to ‘make’ that uses XML
Vulnerable: < 1.10.8
Unaffected: >= 1.10.8
Architectures: All supported architectures
Apache Ant was found to be using multiple insecure temporary files which
may disclose sensitive information or execute code from an unsafe local
A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Apache Ant users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/ant-1.10.8"