This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 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-201612-23
(socat: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in socat. Please review
the references below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or obtain confidential information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All socat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/socat-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0