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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-201402-26
(libssh: Arbitrary code execution)
Multiple buffer overflow, double free, and integer overflow
vulnerabilities have been discovered in libssh.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libssh-0.5.3'
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: 72640 ()
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