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-200503-06
(BidWatcher: Format string vulnerability)
Ulf Harnhammar discovered a format string vulnerability in
Remote attackers can potentially exploit this vulnerability by
sending specially crafted responses via an eBay HTTP server or a
man-in-the-middle attack to execute arbitrary malicious code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All BidWatcher users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/bidwatcher-1.13.17'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17262 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0158