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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-200805-11
(Chicken: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Chicken includes a copy of PCRE which is vulnerable to multiple buffer
overflows and memory corruption vulnerabilities (GLSA 200711-30).
An attacker could entice a user to process specially crafted regular
expressions with Chicken, which could possibly lead to the execution of
arbitrary code, a Denial of Service or the disclosure of sensitive
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Chicken users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-scheme/chicken-3.1.0'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32302 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-11.nasl)
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