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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-201309-20
(Dropbear: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dropbear. Please review
the CVE identifier and Gentoo bug referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to trigger a
use-after-free condition, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution
or a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, the bundled version of
libtommath has an error in its prime number generation, which could
result in the generation of weak keys.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Dropbear users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/dropbear-2012.55'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70160 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52159
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0920
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