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-200409-17
(SUS: Local root vulnerability)
Leon Juranic found a bug in the logging functionality of SUS that can
lead to local privilege escalation. A format string vulnerability
exists in the log() function due to an incorrect call to the syslog()
An attacker with local user privileges can potentially exploit this
vulnerability to gain root access.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All SUS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=app-admin/sus-2.0.2-r1'
# emerge '>=app-admin/sus-2.0.2-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14725 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1469