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-201512-01
(Dnsmasq: Denial of Service)
An out-of-bounds read vulnerability has been found in the tcp_request
function in Dnsmasq.
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS request, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.72-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4