GLSA-201311-16 : fcron: Information disclosure
Low Nessus Plugin ID 71090
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-16 (fcron: Information disclosure)
The fcrontab function contains a race condition relating to symlinks.
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to read arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll fcron users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-process/fcron-3.0.5-r2'