GLSA-201310-20 : acpid2: Privilege escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70676
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-20 (acpid2: Privilege escalation)
acpid2 does not properly use the pidof program in powerbtn.sh.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll acpid2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-power/acpid-2.0.17'