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-201701-67
(a2ps: Arbitrary code execution)
a2ps’ fixps script does not invoke gs with the -dSAFER option.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted
PostScript file, could delete arbitrary files or execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All a2ps users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/a2ps-4.14-r5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8