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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-201412-06
(libxml2: Denial of Service)
parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.2 does not properly prevent entity
expansion even when entity substitution has been disabled.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to a specially crafted
XML file using an application linked against libxml2, possibly resulting
in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.2'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false