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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-200712-07
(Lookup: Insecure temporary file creation)
Tatsuya Kinoshita reported that the ndeb-binary function does not
handle temporay files correctly.
A local attacker could use a symlink attack to overwrite files with the
privileges of the user running Lookup.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Lookup users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emacs/lookup-1.4.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29294 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-07.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0237