This script is Copyright (C) 2016 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-201606-01
(PuTTY: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PuTTY. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Stack-based buffer overflow in the SCP command-line utility allows
remote servers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
condition via a crafted SCP-SINK file-size response to an SCP download
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PuTTY users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/putty-0.67'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5