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[GLSA-200409-11] star: Suid root vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
star: Suid root vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-11
(star: Suid root vulnerability)
A suid root vulnerability exists in versions of star that are configured to
use ssh for remote tape access.
Attackers with local user level access could potentially gain root level
There is no known workaround at this time.
All star users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46"
# emerge ">=app-arch/star-1.5_alpha46"
Threat Level: High
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