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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-200711-21
(Bochs: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered a heap-based
overflow vulnerability in the NE2000 driver (CVE-2007-2893). He also
discovered a divide-by-zero error in the emulated floppy disk
A local attacker in the guest operating system could exploit these
issues to execute code outside of the virtual machine, or cause Bochs
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Bochs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/bochs-2.3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28260 (gentoo_GLSA-200711-21.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2893CVE-2007-2894
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