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-200411-19
(Pavuk: Multiple buffer overflows)
Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling digest authentication and HTTP header processing. This issue is similar to GLSA 200407-19, but contains more vulnerabilities.
A remote attacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.31'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15694 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-19.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0456