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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-201311-16
(fcron: Information disclosure)
The fcrontab function contains a race condition relating to symlinks.
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to read arbitrary files
with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All fcron users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-process/fcron-3.0.5-r2'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71090 ()
Bugtraq ID: 38531
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0792
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