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-201701-13
(HDF5: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities have been discovered
in HDF5. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process via a maliciously crafted database file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All HDF5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sci-libs/hdf5-1.8.18'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9