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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-201210-05
(Bash: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Two vulnerabilities have been found in Bash:
Bash example scripts do not handle temporary files securely
Improper bounds checking in Bash could cause a stack-based buffer
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted Bash
script, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition of the Bash
A local attacker may be able to perform symlink attacks to overwrite
arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application
or bypass shell access restrictions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Bash users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.2_p37'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true