This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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-200606-22
(aRts: Privilege escalation)
artswrapper fails to properly check whether it can drop privileges
accordingly if setuid() fails due to a user exceeding assigned resource
Local attackers could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with elevated privileges. Note that the aRts package provided by
Gentoo is only vulnerable if the artswrappersuid USE-flag is enabled.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All aRts users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/arts
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21742 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2916