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-200804-07
(PECL APC: Buffer Overflow)
Daniel Papasian discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the
apc_search_paths() function in the file apc.c when processing long
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code in PHP applications that pass user-controlled input to the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PECL APC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-php5/pecl-apc-3.0.16-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31838 (gentoo_GLSA-200804-07.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1488