This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 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-200903-01
(Vinagre: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Alfredo Ortega (Core Security Technologies) reported a format string
error in the vinagre_utils_show_error() function in
A remote attacker could entice a user into opening a specially crafted
.vnc file or connecting to a malicious server, possibly resulting in
the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Vinagre users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/vinagre-0.5.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35791 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5660