How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 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-200803-23
(Website META Language: Insecure temporary file usage)
Temporary files are handled insecurely in the files
wml_backend/p1_ipp/ipp.src, wml_contrib/wmg.cgi, and
wml_backend/p3_eperl/eperl_sys.c, allowing users to overwrite or delete
arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the program.
Local users can exploit the insecure temporary file vulnerabilities via
symlink attacks to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.
Restrict access to the temporary directory to trusted users only.
See also :
All Website META Language users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/wml-2.0.11-r3'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31594 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-23.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0665CVE-2008-0666
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.