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-201706-11
(PCRE library: Denial of Service)
It was found that the compile_bracket_matchingpath function in
pcre_jit_compile.c in PCRE library is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a special crafted regular expression.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PCRE library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libpcre-8.40-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0