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-201612-22
(Coreutils: Arbitrary code execution)
A memory corruption flaw in GNU Coreutils’ parse_datetime function was
reported. Applications using parse_datetime(), such as touch or date, may
accepted untrusted input.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Coreutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/coreutils-8.23'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5