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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-200803-23
(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
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