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-200506-24
(Heimdal: Buffer overflow vulnerabilities)
It has been reported that the 'getterminaltype' function of
Heimdal's telnetd server is vulnerable to buffer overflows.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the permission of the telnetd server program.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/heimdal-0.6.5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18590 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-24.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2040