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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-201612-24
(Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or overwrite arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-devel/binutils-2.25'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 95640 ()
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