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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-201412-19
(PPP: Information disclosure)
Integer overflow is discovered in the getword function in options.c in
A local attacker could execute process with extremely long options list,
possibly obtaining sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PPP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false