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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-200508-01
(Compress::Zlib: Buffer overflow)
Compress::Zlib 1.34 contains a local vulnerable version of zlib,
which may lead to a buffer overflow.
By creating a specially crafted compressed data stream, attackers
can overwrite data structures for applications that use Compress::Zlib,
resulting in a Denial of Service and potentially arbitrary code
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Compress::Zlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=perl-core/Compress-Zlib-1.35'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19361 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1849CVE-2005-2096
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