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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-201209-06
(Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Expat. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XML
file in an application linked against Expat, possibly resulting in a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Expat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/expat-2.1.0_beta3'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62287 ()
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