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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-201709-02
(Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review
References for additional information.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially
crafted ELF file, PE File, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial
of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-devel/binutils-2.28.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 103270 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2017-6965
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