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-200411-16
(zip: Path name buffer overflow)
zip does not check the resulting path length when doing recursive
An attacker could exploit this by enticing another user or web
application to create an archive including a specially-crafted path
name, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running zip.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All zip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/zip-2.3-r4'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15691 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1010