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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-201110-09
(Conky: Privilege escalation)
A privilege escalation vulnerability due to an insecure temporary file
was found in Conky.
A local attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running Conky.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Conky users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/conky-1.8.1-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56502 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3616