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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-200909-08
(C* music player: Insecure temporary file usage)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that cmus-status-display does not handle
the '/tmp/cmus-status' temporary file securely.
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All C* music player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/cmus-2.2.0-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40916 (gentoo_GLSA-200909-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5375
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