This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 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-201209-19
(NUT: Arbitrary code execution)
An error in the addchar() function in parseconf.c may cause a buffer
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted string to upsd,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All NUT users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-power/nut-2.6.3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false