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-200503-15
(X.org: libXpm vulnerability)
Chris Gilbert has discovered potentially exploitable buffer overflow
cases in libXpm that weren't fixed in previous libXpm versions.
A carefully-crafted XPM file could crash X.org, potentially allowing
the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All X.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose x11-base/xorg-x11
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17317 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0605