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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-201701-08
(w3m: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in w3m. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via a maliciously
crafted HTML file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All w3m users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/w3m-0.5.3-r9'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 96239 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2016-9422
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