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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-201406-23
(DenyHosts: Denial of Service)
DenyHosts does not properly define the regular expressions used when
parsing SSH authentication logs.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a crafted login name.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All DenyHost users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/denyhosts-2.6-r9'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true