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-201701-50
(PPP: Buffer overflow)
A buffer overflow was discovered in the rc_mksid function in
plugins/radius/util.c in PPP when the PID for pppd is greater than 65535.
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PPP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3