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-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
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.