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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-200909-11
(GCC-XML: Insecure temporary file usage)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that find_flags in GCC-XML does not handle
'/tmp/*.cxx' temporary files 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 GCC-XML users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-cpp/gccxml-0.9.0_pre20090516'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40919 (gentoo_GLSA-200909-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4957