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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200505-19
(gxine: Format string vulnerability)
Exworm discovered that gxine insecurely implements formatted
printing in the hostname decoding function.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a carefully crafted
file with gxine, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All gxine users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose media-video/gxine
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18383 (gentoo_GLSA-200505-19.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 13707
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1692
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