GLSA-201110-09 : Conky: Privilege escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56502
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-09 (Conky: Privilege escalation)
A privilege escalation vulnerability due to an insecure temporary file was found in Conky.
A local attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running Conky.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Conky users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/conky-1.8.1-r2'