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-200503-20
(curl: NTLM response buffer overflow)
curl fails to properly check boundaries when handling NTLM
With a malicious server an attacker could send a carefully crafted
NTLM response to a connecting client leading to the execution of
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running curl.
Disable NTLM authentication by not using the --anyauth or --ntlm
See also :
All curl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/curl-7.13.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17345 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0490