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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-201310-20
(acpid2: Privilege escalation)
acpid2 does not properly use the pidof program in powerbtn.sh.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All acpid2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-power/acpid-2.0.17'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70676 ()
Bugtraq ID: 50993
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2777
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