GLSA-201111-08 : radvd: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-08
(radvd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in radvd. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain escalated
privileges, escalate the privileges of the radvd process, overwrite files
with specific names, or cause a Denial of Service. Local attackers may be
able to overwrite the contents of arbitrary files using symlinks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All radvd users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/radvd-1.8.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56904 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50395

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3601

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