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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-201207-01
(sudo: Privilege escalation)
An error in sudo may allow unintended IPv4 hosts to be granted access to
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.8.5_p1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59893 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53569
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2337
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