This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 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-200707-13
(Fail2ban: Denial of Service)
A vulnerability has been discovered in Fail2ban when parsing log files.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted SSH login banners to the
vulnerable host, which would prevent any ssh connection to the host and
result in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Fail2ban users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/fail2ban-0.8.0-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25809 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4321