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-200508-03
(nbSMTP: Format string vulnerability)
Niels Heinen discovered a format string vulnerability.
An attacker can setup a malicious SMTP server and exploit this
vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the
user running nbSMTP.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All nbSMTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/nbsmtp-1.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19366 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-03.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2409