GLSA-CHECK(1) gentoolkit GLSA-CHECK(1)

NAME

glsa-check - Gentoo: Tool to locally monitor and manage GLSAs

SYNTAX

glsa-check < option> [glsa-list]
 
[glsa-list] can contain an arbitrary number of GLSA ids, filenames containing GLSAs or the special identifiers 'all' and 'affected'

DESCRIPTION

This tool is used to locally monitor and manage Gentoo Linux Security Advisories. Please read:
 
http://www.gentoo.org/security
 
before reporting a bug.
Note: In order for this tool to be effective, you must regularly sync your local portage tree.

OPTIONS

-l, --list
list the a summary for all GLSAs in glsa-list and whether they affect the system
-d, --dump, --print
show all information about the GLSAs in glsa-list
-t, --test
test if this system is affected by the GLSAs in glsa-list and output the GLSA IDs
-p, --pretend
show the necessary steps to apply the GLSAs in glsa-list
-f, --fix
try to auto-apply the GLSAs in in glsa-list using emerge. This will only upgrade packages to later version, but not remove packages when no upgrade path exists (experimental)
-i, --inject
inject the given GLSA into the glsa_injected file
-n, --nocolor
disable colors (option)
-h, --help
show this help message
-V, --version
some information about this tool
-v, --verbose
print more messages (option)
-c, --cve
show CVE ids in listing mode (option)
-q, --quiet
be less verbose and do not send empty mail (option)
-m, --mail
send a mail with the given GLSAs to the administrator

FILES

/var/lib/portage/glsa_injected
List of GLSA ids that have been injected and will never show up as 'affected' on this system. The file must contain one GLSA id (e.g. '200804-02') per line.
0.3.0.9-r2 Marius Mauch