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VPR Score: 7.4
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201011-01 (GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in glibc, amongst others the widely-known recent LD_AUDIT and $ORIGIN issues. For further information please consult the CVE entries referenced below.
A local attacker could execute arbitrary code as root, cause a Denial of Service, or gain privileges. Additionally, a user-assisted remote attacker could cause the execution of arbitrary code, and a context-dependent attacker could cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GNU C library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.11.2-r3'