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-200710-07
(Tk: Buffer overflow)
Reinhard Max discovered a boundary error in Tk when processing an
interlaced GIF with two frames where the second is smaller than the
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted GIF
image with a Tk-based software, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Tk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/tk-8.4.15-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 26947 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-07.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5137