This script is Copyright (C) 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-201507-08
(libxml2: Denial of Service)
libxml2 returns the empty string when the allocation limit is
encountered while constructing the attribute value string.
A remote attacker may be able to cause Denial of Service via a specially
crafted XML file.
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-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0