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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-201402-22
(TCPTrack: Arbitrary code execution)
A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in TCPTrack’s
parsing of command line arguments. This is only a vulnerability in
limited scenarios in which TCPTrack is “configured as a handler for
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition with a
specially crafted command-line argument.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All TCPTrack users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/tcptrack-1.4.2'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 06, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false