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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-201701-37
(libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libxml2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted XML document, possibly resulting in 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 libxml2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libxml2-2.9.4-r1'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 96541 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2015-1819
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