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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-201406-07
(Echoping: Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities)
A boundary error exists within the “TLS_readline()” function, which
can be exploited to overflow a global buffer by sending an overly long
encrypted HTTP reply to Echoping. Also, a similar boundary error exists
within the “SSL_readline()” function, which can be exploited in the
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP reply, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Echoping users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false