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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-200604-08
(libapreq2: Denial of Service vulnerability)
A vulnerability has been reported in the apreq_parse_headers() and
apreq_parse_urlencoded() functions of Apache2::Request.
A remote attacker could possibly exploit the vulnerability to
cause a Denial of Service by CPU consumption.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libapreq2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apache/libapreq2-2.07'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21254 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0042