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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-201702-32
(Ruby Archive::Tar::Minitar: Directory traversal)
Michal Marek discovered that Ruby Archive::Tar::Minitar is vulnerable to
a directory traversal vulnerability.
A remote attacker could entice a user or an automated system to process
a specially crafted archive using Ruby Archive::Tar::Minitar possibly
allowing the writing of arbitrary files with the privileges of the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Ruby Archive::Tar::Minitar users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0