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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-200909-10
(LMBench: Insecure temporary file usage)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that the rccs and STUFF scripts do not
handle '/tmp/sdiff.#####' temporary files securely. NOTE: There might
be further occurances of insecure temporary file usage.
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 :
LMBench has been removed from Portage. We recommend that users unmerge
# emerge --unmerge app-benchmarks/lmbench
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40918 (gentoo_GLSA-200909-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4968
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