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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-200505-14
(Cheetah: Untrusted module search path)
Brian Bird discovered that Cheetah searches for modules in the
world-writable /tmp directory.
A malicious local user could place a module containing arbitrary code
in /tmp, which when imported would run with escalated privileges.
There are no known workarounds at this time.
See also :
All Cheetah users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/cheetah-0.9.17_rc1'
Risk factor :
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18338 (gentoo_GLSA-200505-14.nasl)
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