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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200407-09
(MoinMoin: Group ACL bypass)
MoinMoin contains a bug in the code handling administrative group ACLs.
A user created with the same name as an administrative group gains the
privileges of the administrative group.
If an administrative group called AdminGroup existed an attacker could
create a user called AdminGroup and gain the privileges of the group
AdminGroup. This could lead to unauthorized users gaining
For every administrative group with special privileges create a user
with the same name as the group.
See also :
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of MoinMoin,
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2'
# emerge '>=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14542 (gentoo_GLSA-200407-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0708
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