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-200501-40
(ngIRCd: Buffer overflow)
Florian Westphal discovered a buffer overflow caused by an integer
underflow in the Lists_MakeMask() function of lists.c.
A remote attacker can exploit this buffer overflow to crash the ngIRCd
daemon and possibly execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
ngIRCd daemon process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ngIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/ngIRCd-0.8.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16431 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-40.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0199