This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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-200606-20
(Typespeed: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
Niko Tyni discovered a buffer overflow in the addnewword() function of
Typespeed's network code.
By sending specially crafted network packets to a machine running
Typespeed in multiplayer mode, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running the game.
Do not run Typespeed in multiplayer mode. There is no known workaround
at this time for multiplayer mode.
See also :
All Typespeed users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-misc/typespeed-0.5.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21732 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1515