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-200502-31
(uim: Privilege escalation vulnerability)
Takumi Asaki discovered that uim insufficiently checks environment
variables. setuid/setgid applications linked against libuim could end
up executing arbitrary code. This vulnerability only affects
immodule-enabled Qt (if you build Qt 3.3.2 or later versions with
USE='immqt' or USE='immqt-bc').
A malicious local user could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code with escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All uim users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-i18n/uim-0.4.5.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17234 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-31.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0503