This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200403-08
(oftpd DoS vulnerability)
Issuing a port command with a number higher than 255 causes the server
to crash. The port command may be issued before any authentication
takes place, meaning the attacker does not need to know a valid
username and password in order to exploit this vulnerability.
This exploit causes a denial of service.
While a workaround is not currently known for this issue, all users are
advised to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
See also :
All users should upgrade to the current version of the affected
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7'
# emerge '>=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14459 (gentoo_GLSA-200403-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0376