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-201611-06
(xinetd: Privilege escalation)
Xinetd does not enforce the user and group configuration directives for
TCPMUX services, which causes these services to be run as root.
Attackers could escalate privileges outside of the running process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All xinetd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot '>=sys-apps/xinetd-2.3.15-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6