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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-201201-11
(Firewall Builder: Privilege escalation)
Two vulnerabilities in Firewall Builder allow the iptables and
fwb_install scripts to use temporary files insecurely.
A local attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running Firewall Builder.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Firewall Builder users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-firewall/fwbuilder-3.0.7'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since March 09, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true