This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 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-201006-21
(UnrealIRCd: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in UnrealIRCd:
The vendor reported a buffer overflow in the user authorization
The vendor reported that the distributed source code of UnrealIRCd
was compromised and altered to include a system() call that could be
called with arbitrary user input (CVE-2010-2075).
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause the
execution of arbitrary commands with the privileges of the user running
UnrealIRCd, or a Denial of Service condition. NOTE: By default
UnrealIRCd on Gentoo is run with the privileges of the 'unrealircd'
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All UnrealIRCd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-irc/unrealircd-188.8.131.52-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true