This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 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-200807-14
(Linux Audit: Buffer overflow)
A stack-based buffer overflow has been reported in the
audit_log_user_command() function in the file lib/audit_logging.c when
processing overly long arguments.
A local attacker could execute a specially crafted command on the host
running Linux Audit, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running Linux Audit.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Linux Audit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-process/audit-1.7.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33780 (gentoo_GLSA-200807-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1628