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-201612-40
(SQUASHFS: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SQUASHFS. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted .sqsh
file using unsquashfs; possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All squashfs-tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/squashfs-tools-4.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8