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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-201406-02
(libarchive: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libarchive. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated process to open a
specially crafted archive using an application linked against libarchive,
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 libarchive users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/libarchive-3.1.2-r1'
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 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 74259 ()
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