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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-200412-09
(ncpfs: Buffer overflow in ncplogin and ncpmap)
Karol Wiesek discovered a buffer overflow in the handling of the
'-T' option in the ncplogin and ncpmap utilities, which are both
installed as SUID root by default.
A local attacker could trigger the buffer overflow by calling one
of these utilities with a carefully crafted command line, potentially
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ncpfs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/ncpfs-2.2.5'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15969 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1079
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