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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-07
(file: Arbitrary code execution)
A possible stack overflow has been found in the ELF header parsing code
An attacker may be able to create a specially crafted ELF file which,
when processed with file, may allow the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All file users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/file-4.12'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15954 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-07.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1304
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