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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-201210-01
(w3m: SSL spoofing vulnerability)
A SSL spoofing vulnerability has been discovered in w3m. Please review
the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker might employ a specially crafted certificate to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL connections made using w3m.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All w3m users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/w3m-0.5.2-r4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62631 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40837
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2074
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