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-200407-19
(Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffer overflow)
Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code
handling digest authentication.
An attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code
execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Pavuk.
See also :
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3'
# emerge '>=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14552 (gentoo_GLSA-200407-19.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1437