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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-200806-02
(libxslt: Execution of arbitrary code)
Anthony de Almeida Lopes reported a vulnerability in libxslt when
handling XSL style-sheet files, which could be exploited to trigger the
use of uninitialized memory, e.g. in a call to 'free()'.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process an
XML file using a specially crafted XSL transformation file, possibly
resulting in the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libxslt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxslt-1.1.24'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33085 (gentoo_GLSA-200806-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1767
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