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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-200611-18
(TIN: Multiple buffer overflows)
Urs Janssen and Aleksey Salow have reported multiple buffer overflows
in TIN. Additionally, the OpenPKG project has reported an allocation
off-by-one flaw which can lead to a buffer overflow.
An attacker could entice a TIN user to read a specially crafted news
article, and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All TIN users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-nntp/tin-1.8.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 23726 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-18.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 16728
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0804
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