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-201312-09
(cabextract: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cabextract. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
archive in a .cab file, related to the libmspack library, potentially
resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All cabextract users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/cabextract-1.3'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 03, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false