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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-201401-27
(GNU TeXmacs: Privilege escalation)
The texmacs and tm_mupad_help scripts in TeXmacs place a zero-length
directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which might result in the current
working directory (.) to be included when searching for dynamically
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GNU TeXmacs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/texmacs-188.8.131.52-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since April 02, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true