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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-200812-12
(Honeyd: Insecure temporary file creation)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported an insecure temporary file usage within the
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks and overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Honeyd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/honeyd-1.5c-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35100 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3928