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-200512-14
(NBD Tools: Buffer overflow in NBD server)
Kurt Fitzner discovered that the NBD server allocates a request
buffer that fails to take into account the size of the reply header.
A remote attacker could send a malicious request that can result
in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the NBD server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All NBD Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-block/nbd-2.8.2-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20355 (gentoo_GLSA-200512-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3534