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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-200704-05
(zziplib: Buffer Overflow)
dmcox dmcox discovered a boundary error in the zzip_open_shared_io()
function from zzip/file.c .
A remote attacker could entice a user to run a zziplib function with an
overly long string as an argument which would trigger the buffer
overflow and may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All zziplib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/zziplib-0.13.49'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24938 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1614
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