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-200410-13
(BNC: Input validation flaw)
A flaw exists in the input parsing of BNC where part of the
sbuf_getmsg() function handles the backspace character incorrectly.
A remote user could issue commands using fake authentication
credentials and possibly gain access to scripts running on the client
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All BNC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-irc/bnc-2.8.9'
# emerge '>=net-irc/bnc-2.8.9'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15476 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1482