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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-200508-10
(Kismet: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Kismet is vulnerable to a heap overflow when handling pcap captures and
to an integer underflow in the CDP protocol dissector.
With a specially crafted packet an attacker could cause Kismet to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the program.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Kismet users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/kismet-2005.08.1'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19472 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2626CVE-2005-2627
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