This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in glibc :
Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function
in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows
context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors
related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true