This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-40
(FLAC: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw has been discovered in FLAC.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .flac
file using an application linked against FLAC, 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 FLAC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/flac-1.3.1-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false