This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 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-200901-04
(D-Bus: Denial of Service)
schelte reported that the dbus_signature_validate() function can
trigger a failed assertion when processing a message containing a
A local user could send a specially crafted message to the D-Bus
daemon, leading to a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.2.3-r1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true