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-200508-05
(Heartbeat: Insecure temporary file creation)
Eric Romang has discovered that Heartbeat insecurely creates
temporary files with predictable filenames.
A local attacker could create symbolic links in the temporary file
directory, pointing to a valid file somewhere on the filesystem. When a
vulnerable script is executed, this could lead to the file being
overwritten with the rights of the user running the affected
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Heartbeat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-cluster/heartbeat-1.2.3-r1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19389 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2231