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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-201309-07
(libotr: Arbitrary code execution)
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows are present in the Base64 decoder
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted OTR message, resulting
in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libotr users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libotr-3.2.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69898 ()
Bugtraq ID: 54907
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3461
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