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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-201006-08
(nano: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple race condition vulnerabilities have been discovered in nano.
For further information please consult the CVE entries referenced
Under certain conditions, a local, user-assisted attacker could
possibly overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an
attacker-owned file that is being edited by the victim, or change the
ownership of arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All nano users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/nano-2.2.4'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
Public Exploit Available : true