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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-200905-06
(acpid: Denial of Service)
The acpid daemon allows opening a large number of UNIX sockets without
closing them, triggering an infinite loop.
Remote attackers can cause a Denial of Service (CPU consumption and
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All acpid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-power/acpid-1.0.10'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 38887 (gentoo_GLSA-200905-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0798