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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-200603-12
(zoo: Buffer overflow)
zoo is vulnerable to a new buffer overflow due to insecure use of
the strcpy() function when trying to create an archive from certain
directories or filenames.
An attacker could exploit this issue by enticing a user to create
a zoo archive of specially crafted directories and filenames, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All zoo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/zoo-2.10-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21085 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1269