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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-200506-09
(gedit: Format string vulnerability)
A format string vulnerability exists when opening files with names
containing format specifiers.
A specially crafted file with format specifiers in the filename can
cause arbitrary code execution.
There are no known workarounds at this time.
See also :
All gedit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/gedit-2.10.3'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18466 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-09.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 13699
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1686
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