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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-201309-05
(pip: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in pip. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could conduct a Man-in-the-Middle attack to cause pip
to execute arbitrary code. A local attacker could perform symlink attacks
to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All pip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pip-1.3.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69861 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1629CVE-2013-1888
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