This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 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-201311-21
(cpio: Arbitrary code execution)
Cpio contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the rmt_read__ function in
A remote server could sending more data than was requested, related to
archive filenames that contain a : (colon) character, possibly resulting
in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All cpio users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/cpio-2.11'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false