This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 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-200501-20
(o3read: Buffer overflow during file conversion)
Wiktor Kopec discovered that the parse_html function in o3read.c
copies any number of bytes into a 1024-byte t array.
Using a specially crafted file, possibly delivered by e-mail or
over the Web, an attacker may execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running o3read.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All o3read users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/o3read-0.0.4'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16411 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1288