GLSA-201101-07 : Prewikka: password disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201101-07
(Prewikka: password disclosure)

The permissions of the prewikka.conf file are set world readable.

Impact :

A local attacker could obtain the SQL database password used by
Prewikka.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201101-07.xml

Solution :

All Prewikka users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/prewikka-0.9.14-r2'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 18, 2009 . It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51537 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2058