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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-201311-04
(Vixie cron: Denial of Service)
Vixie cron contains a race condition relating to atime and mtime values
of temporary files.
A local attacker could change the modification time of files, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition via a symlink attack.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Vixie cron users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-process/vixie-cron-4.1-r14'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
Public Exploit Available : true