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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-201301-04
(dhcpcd: Arbitrary code execution)
A vulnerability has been discovered in dhcpcd. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.
The vulnerability might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on
the DHCP client.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All dhcpcd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/dhcpcd-5.2.12'
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: 63438 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47272
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0996
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