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-200606-26
(EnergyMech: Denial of Service)
A bug in EnergyMech fails to handle empty CTCP NOTICEs correctly, and
will cause a crash from a segmentation fault.
By sending an empty CTCP NOTICE, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All EnergyMech users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/emech-3.0.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21759 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-26.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3293