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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-02
(libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpcre. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libpcre users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libpcre-8.38-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 91983 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-8964
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