Unmaintainted Gentoo Packages

Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote operating system contains obsolete software.

Description :

The remote Gentoo system contains several packages or versions
which have been marked as obsolete and have been removed from
the portage tree.

These versions are therefore unmaintained, which means that if
any security flaw is found in them, no patch will be made
available.

In addition to this, these packages might break after a library
upgrade and it will be impossible to recompile them.

Solution :

Remove or upgrade those packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24017 (gentoo_unmaintained_packages.nasl)

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