This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 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-200410-05
(Cyrus-SASL: Buffer overflow and SASL_PATH vulnerabilities)
Cyrus-SASL contains a remote buffer overflow in the digestmda5.c file.
Additionally, under certain conditions it is possible for a local user
to exploit a vulnerability in the way the SASL_PATH environment
variable is honored (CAN-2004-0884).
An attacker might be able to execute arbitrary code with the Effective
ID of the application calling the Cyrus-SASL libraries.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Cyrus-SASL users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=dev-libs/cyrus-sasl-2.1.18-r2'
# emerge '>=dev-libs/cyrus-sasl-2.1.18-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15431 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0884CVE-2005-0373
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.