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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-201403-07
(grep: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
An integer overflow flaw has been discovered in grep.
An attacker could entice a user to run grep on a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All grep users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/grep-2.12'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true