This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-02
(tripwire: Format string vulnerability)
The code that generates email reports contains a format string
vulnerability in pipedmailmessage.cpp.
With a carefully crafted filename on a local filesystem an attacker
could cause execution of arbitrary code with permissions of the user
running tripwire, which could be the root user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All tripwire users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=app-admin/tripwire-220.127.116.11-r1'
# emerge '>=app-admin/tripwire-18.104.22.168-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14513 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0536