This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 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-200707-08
(NVClock: Insecure file usage)
Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Linux Security Team discovered that NVClock
makes usage of an insecure temporary file in the /tmp directory.
A local attacker could create a specially crafted temporary file in
/tmp to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All NVClock users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/nvclock-0.7-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25790 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3531