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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-200801-06
(Xfce: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Gregory Andersen reported that the Xfce4 panel does not correctly
calculate memory boundaries, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow
in the launcher_update_panel_entry() function (CVE-2007-6531). Daichi
Kawahata reported libxfcegui4 did not copy provided values when
creating 'SessionClient' structs, possibly leading to access of freed
memory areas (CVE-2007-6532).
A remote attacker could entice a user to install a specially crafted
'rc' file to execute arbitrary code via long strings in the 'Name' and
'Comment' fields or via unspecified vectors involving the second
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Xfce4 panel users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=xfce-base/xfce4-panel-4.4.2'
All libxfcegui4 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=xfce-base/libxfcegui4-4.4.2'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29910 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6531CVE-2007-6532
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