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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-201206-17
(virtualenv: Insecure temporary file usage)
The virtualenv.py script in virtualenv does not handle temporary files
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All virtualenv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/virtualenv-1.5.1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59670 ()
Bugtraq ID: 51120
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4617
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