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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202008-02 (GNU GLOBAL: Arbitrary code execution)
A vulnerability was found in an undocumented function of gozilla.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted URL using GNU GLOBAL, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GNU GLOBAL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/global-6.6.4'