GLSA-201904-11 : Portage: Man-in-the-middle
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123983
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201904-11 (Portage: Man-in-the-middle)
A vulnerability was discovered in emerge-delta-webrsync and Portage that did not properly validate the revocation status of GPG keys.
A remote attacker could conduct a man-in-the-middle attack. Please review the referenced bug for specific details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll emerge-delta-webrsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-portage/emerge-delta-webrsync-3.7.4' All Portage users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/portage-2.3.22'