This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-201706-02
(Shadow: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Shadow. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition,
gain privileges via crafted input, or SIGKILL arbitrary processes.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Shadow users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/shadow-4.4-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6