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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Eric Romang reports that ekg creates temporary files in an insecure
manner. This can be exploited by an attacker using a symlink attack to
overwrite arbitrary files and possibly execute arbitrary commands with
the permissions of the user running ekg.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true