This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-09
(GNOME applet for NetworkManager: Arbitrary file read/write)
Frederic Bardy and Quentin Biguenet discovered that GNOME applet for
NetworkManager incorrectly checked permissions when connecting to certain
A local attacker could bypass security restrictions at the login screen
to access local files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GNOME applet for NetworkManager users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=gnome-extra/nm-applet-1.4.6-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9