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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-201201-04
(Logsurfer: Arbitrary code execution)
Logsurfer log files may contain substrings used for executing external
commands. The prepare_exec() function in src/exec.c contains a
A remote attacker could inject specially-crafted strings into a log file
processed by Logsurfer, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the permissions of the Logsurfer user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Logsurfer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/logsurfer+-1.8'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true