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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-201402-10
(PulseAudio: Insecure temporary file usage)
The pa_make_secure_dir function in core-util.c does not handle temporary
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PulseAudio users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/pulseaudio-0.9.22'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72410 ()
Bugtraq ID: 38768
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1299
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