This script is Copyright (C) 2016 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-201611-07
(polkit: Heap-corruption on duplicate IDs)
A vulnerability was discovered in polkit’s
polkit_backend_action_pool_init function due to duplicate action IDs in
Local attackers are able to gain unauthorized privileges on the system.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All polkit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-auth/polkit-0.113'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6