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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-200608-18
(Net::Server: Format string vulnerability)
The log function of Net::Server does not handle format string
specifiers properly before they are sent to syslog.
By sending a specially crafted datastream to an application using
Net::Server, an attacker could cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Net::Server should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/net-server-0.88'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22217 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-18.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1127