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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-201401-29
(VIPS: Privilege Escalation)
VIPS places 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 linked libraries.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All VIPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/vips-7.22.4'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 23, 2010. 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