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-200405-01
(Multiple format string vulnerabilities in neon 0.24.4 and earlier)
There are multiple format string vulnerabilities in libneon which may allow
a malicious WebDAV server to execute arbitrary code under the context of
the process using libneon.
An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code under the context of the
process using libneon.
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 :
Neon users should upgrade to version 0.24.5 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-misc/neon-0.24.5'
# emerge '>=net-misc/neon-0.24.5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14487 (gentoo_GLSA-200405-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0179