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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-201312-06
(Festival: Arbitrary code execution)
A vulnerability in Festival Server has an incorrect path in
LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to place a Trojan horse shared
library in the current working directory.
A local attacker can execute arbitrary a Trojan horse shared library,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution and privilege
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Festival users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-accessibility/festival-2.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true