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-200503-23
(rxvt-unicode: Buffer overflow)
Rob Holland of the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team discovered
that rxvt-unicode fails to properly check input length.
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running rxvt-unicode.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All rxvt-unicode users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-terms/rxvt-unicode-5.3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17579 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-23.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0764