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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-200904-18
(udev: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Sebastian Krahmer of SUSE discovered the following two vulnerabilities:
udev does not verify the origin of NETLINK messages
A buffer overflow exists in the
util_path_encode() function in lib/libudev-util.c (CVE-2009-1186).
A local attacker could gain root privileges by sending specially
crafted NETLINK messages to udev or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All udev users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/udev-124-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36197 (gentoo_GLSA-200904-18.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 3453634539
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185CVE-2009-1186
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