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-201612-08
(LinuxCIFS utils: Buffer overflow)
A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in cifskey.c or cifscreds.c
in LinuxCIFS, as used in “pam_cifscreds.”
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an
Don’t use LinuxCIFS utils’ “cifscreds” PAM module. In Gentoo,
LinuxCIFS utils’ PAM support is disabled by default unless the
“pam” USE flag is enabled.
See also :
All LinuxCIFS utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/cifs-utils-6.4'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0