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-200503-25
(OpenSLP: Multiple buffer overflows)
Multiple buffer overflows have been found in OpenSLP, when handling
malformed SLP packets.
By sending specially crafted SLP packets, a remote attacker could
potentially execute arbitrary code with the rights of the OpenSLP
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenSLP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/openslp-1.2.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17581 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-25.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0769