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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-200504-12
(rsnapshot: Local privilege escalation)
The copy_symlink() subroutine in rsnapshot follows symlinks when
changing file ownership, instead of changing the ownership of the
Under certain circumstances, local attackers can exploit this
vulnerability to take ownership of arbitrary files, resulting in local
The copy_symlink() subroutine is not called if the cmd_cp parameter has
See also :
All rsnapshot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-backup/rsnapshot
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18045 (gentoo_GLSA-200504-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1064
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