Gentoo has issued an update for net-snmp. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Perl modules from the Net-SNMP package looking for shared libraries in insecure path locations. This can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the Perl script.
Solution: Update to "net-analyzer/net-snmp-188.8.131.52-r1" or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits James Cloos.
Original Advisory: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-05.xml
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