This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 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-200801-14
(Blam: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
The '/usr/bin/blam' script sets the 'LD_LIBRARY_PATH' environment
variable incorrectly, which might result in the current working
directory (.) being included when searching for dynamically linked
libraries of the Mono Runtime application.
A local attacker could entice a user to run Blam in a directory
containing a specially crafted library file which could result in the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Do not run Blam from an untrusted working directory.
See also :
All Blam users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-news/blam-1.8.4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 30119 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-4790