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-200410-28
(rssh: Format string vulnerability)
Florian Schilhabel from the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team found a
format string vulnerability in rssh syslogging of failed commands.
Using a malicious command, it may be possible for a remote
authenticated user to execute arbitrary code on the target machine with
user rights, effectively bypassing any restriction of rssh.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All rssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/rssh-2.2.2'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15580 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-28.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1628