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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-200712-11
(Portage: Information disclosure)
Mike Frysinger reported that the 'etc-update' utility uses temporary
files with the standard umask, which results in the files being
world-readable when merging configuration files in a default setup.
A local attacker could access sensitive information when configuration
files are being merged.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Portage users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/portage-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29716 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6249
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