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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-201401-25
(ldns: Arbitrary code execution)
ldns contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of
Service condition with a crafted Resource Record.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ldns users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/ldns-1.6.11'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since October 11, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72080 ()
Bugtraq ID: 49748
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3581
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