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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-201312-11
(Win32 Codecs: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A heap-based buffer overflow exists when handling Shockwave Flash files.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted Flash
file using a package linked against Win32 Codecs, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
Gentoo has discontinued support for Win32 Codecs. We recommend that
users unmerge Win32 Codecs:
# emerge --unmerge 'media-libs/win32codecs'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71486 ()
Bugtraq ID: 30370
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5400
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