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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-200803-05
(SplitVT: Privilege escalation)
Mike Ashton reported that SplitVT does not drop group privileges before
executing the xprop utility.
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain the 'utmp'
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All SplitVT users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-misc/splitvt-1.6.6-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31380 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0162