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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-200903-18
(Openswan: Insecure temporary file creation)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that the IPSEC livetest tool does not
handle the ipseclive.conn and ipsec.olts.remote.log temporary files
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to execute arbitrary
code and overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user
running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Openswan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openswan-2.4.13-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35816 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-18.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 31243
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4190
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