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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-200903-22
(Ganglia: Execution of arbitrary code)
Spike Spiegel reported a stack-based buffer overflow in the
process_path() function when processing overly long pathnames in
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to the gmetad
service leading to the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Ganglia users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-cluster/ganglia-3.1.1-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35903 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0241