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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-200509-05
(Net-SNMP: Insecure RPATH)
James Cloos reported that Perl modules from the Net-SNMP package look
for libraries in an untrusted location. This is due to a flaw in the
Gentoo package, and not the Net-SNMP suite.
A local attacker (member of the portage group) may be able to create a
shared object that would be loaded by the Net-SNMP Perl modules,
executing arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
Limit group portage access to trusted users.
See also :
All Net-SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/net-snmp-126.96.36.199-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19670 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2811
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