GLSA-201812-10 : GKSu: Arbitrary command execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119944
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-10 (GKSu: Arbitrary command execution)
A vulnerability was discovered in GKSu’s gksu-run-helper.
An attacker could execute arbitrary commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionGentoo has discontinued support for GKSu and recommends that users unmerge the package:
# emerge --unmerge 'x11-libs/gksu'