This script is Copyright (C) 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-201701-05
(BusyBox: Denial of Service)
The recv_and_process_client_pkt function in networking/ntpd.c in BusyBox
allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (CPU and bandwidth
consumption) via a forged NTP packet, which triggers a communication
A remote attacker might send a specially crafted package to a machine
running BusyBox ntpd, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All BusyBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/busybox-1.25.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8