GLSA-200506-05 : SilverCity: Insecure file permissions

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-05
(SilverCity: Insecure file permissions)

The SilverCity package installs three executable files with insecure
permissions.

Impact :

A local attacker could modify the executable files, causing arbitrary
code to be executed with the permissions of an unsuspecting SilverCity
user.

Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-05.xml

Solution :

All SilverCity users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/silvercity-0.9.5-r1'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18445 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-05.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1941