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-200409-11
(star: Suid root vulnerability)
A suid root vulnerability exists in versions of star that are
configured to use ssh for remote tape access.
Attackers with local user level access could potentially gain root
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All star users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46'
# emerge '>=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14675 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0850