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-200709-04
(po4a: Insecure temporary file creation)
The po4a development team reported a race condition in the gettextize()
function when creating the file '/tmp/gettextization.failed.po'.
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack, possibly overwriting
files with the permissions of the user running po4a.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All po4a users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/po4a-0.32-r1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 26094 (gentoo_GLSA-200709-04.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4462