GLSA-201812-08 : Scala: Privilege escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 119704
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-08 (Scala: Privilege escalation)
It was discovered that Scala’s compilation daemon does not properly manage permissions for private files.
A local attacker could escalate privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Scala users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/scala-2.12.4'