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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-201412-15
(MCollective: Privilege escalation)
Two vulnerabilities have been found in MCollective:
An untrusted search path vulnerability exists in MCollective
MCollective does not properly validate server certificates
A local attacker can execute arbitrary a Trojan horse shared library,
potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution and privilege
escalation. Furthermore, a local attacker may be able to establish
unauthorized MCollective connections.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MCollective users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/mcollective-2.5.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : false