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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-200512-15
(rssh: Privilege escalation)
Max Vozeler discovered that the rssh_chroot_helper command allows
local users to chroot into arbitrary directories.
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain root
privileges by chrooting into arbitrary directories.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All rssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/rssh-2.3.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20356 (gentoo_GLSA-200512-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3345
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