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[GLSA-200506-05] SilverCity: Insecure file permissions

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SilverCity: Insecure file permissions

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-05
(SilverCity: Insecure file permissions)


The SilverCity package installs three executable files with
insecure permissions.

Impact

A local attacker could modify the executable files, causing
arbitrary code to be executed with the permissions of an unsuspecting
SilverCity user.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.


Solution:
All SilverCity users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/silvercity-0.9.5-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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