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-200506-15
(PeerCast: Format string vulnerability)
James Bercegay of the GulfTech Security Research Team discovered that
PeerCast insecurely implements formatted printing when receiving a
request with a malformed URL.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a request
with a specially crafted URL to a PeerCast server to execute arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PeerCast users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/peercast-0.1212'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18530 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1806