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-200408-26
(zlib: Denial of service vulnerability)
zlib contains a bug in the handling of errors in the 'inflate()' and
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch a Denial of
Service attack on any application using the zlib library.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of zlib.
See also :
All zlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=sys-libs/zlib-1.2.1-r3'
# emerge '>=sys-libs/zlib-1.2.1-r3'
You should also run revdep-rebuild to rebuild any packages that depend
on older versions of zlib :
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14582 (gentoo_GLSA-200408-26.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0797