This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 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-200501-42
(VDR: Arbitrary file overwriting issue)
Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit Team
discovered that VDR accesses user-controlled files insecurely.
A local attacker could create malicious links and invoke a VDR
recording that would overwrite arbitrary files on the system.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All VDR users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/vdr-1.2.6-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16433 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-42.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0071