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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-201208-05
(Perl Config-IniFiles Module: Insecure temporary file usage)
The Perl Config-IniFiles module uses predicatable temporary file names.
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 users of the Perl Config-IniFiles module should upgrade to the
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61544 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53361
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2451
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