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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-200812-14
(aview: Insecure temporary file usage)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that aview uses the '/tmp/aview$$.pgm' file
in an insecure manner when processing files.
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files on the system with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All aview users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/aview-1.3.0_rc1-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35102 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4935
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