This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 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-200803-22
(LIVE555 Media Server: Denial of Service)
Luigi Auriemma reported a signedness error in the
parseRTSPRequestString() function when processing short RTSP queries.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RTSP query to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a crash.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All LIVE555 Media Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-plugins/live-2008.02.08'
Note: Due to ABI changes, applications built against LIVE555 Media
Server such as VLC or MPlayer should also be rebuilt.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31593 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6036