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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-200807-10
(Bacula: Information disclosure)
Matthijs Kooijman reported that the 'make_catalog_backup' script uses
the MySQL password as a command line argument when invoking other
A local attacker could list the processes on the local machine when the
script is running to obtain the MySQL password. Note: The password
could also be disclosed via network sniffing attacks when the script
fails, in which case it would be sent via cleartext e-mail.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
A warning about this issue has been added in version 2.4.1, but the
issue is still unfixed. We advise not to use the make_catalog_backup
script, but to put all MySQL parameters into a dedicated file readable
only by the user running Bacula.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33556 (gentoo_GLSA-200807-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5626
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