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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-200604-05
(Doomsday: Format string vulnerability)
Luigi Auriemma discovered that Doomsday incorrectly implements
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the Doomsday server
or client by sending specially crafted strings.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Doomsday users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-fps/doomsday-1.9.0_beta4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21198 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1618
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