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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-200803-26
(Adobe Acrobat Reader: Insecure temporary file creation)
SUSE reported that the 'acroread' wrapper script does not create
temporary files in a secure manner when handling SSL certificates
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Adobe Acrobat Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-8.1.2-r1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31613 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-26.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0883
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