GLSA-201405-26 : X2Go Server: Privilege Escalation

High Nessus Plugin ID 74099


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-26 (X2Go Server: Privilege Escalation)

X2Go Server is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.
Impact :

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All X2Go Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/x2goserver-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74099

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-26.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/20

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:x2goserver, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7383

BID: 65001

OSVDB: 101959

GLSA: 201405-26