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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-201402-07
(Freeciv: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
The Lua component of Freeciv does not restrict which modules may be
loaded by scenario scripts.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
scenario file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or
reading of arbitrary files with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Freeciv users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-strategy/freeciv-2.2.1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since July 26, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72384 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40598
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2445
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